alluvial deposit

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Synonyms for alluvial deposit

clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

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The alluvial deposit could contain gem rough originating from various sources, and it would not be surprising for Cu-bearing tourmaline to be included among the production of stones from this new locality that is relatively close to Mavuco.
On 13 February 2017 The Company announced that it had entered into an agreement with Nexus (a private Hong Kong registered company) and agreed to develop the alluvial gold interest of the Mining Concession together through the appointment of third party contract miners, who would have the exclusive right to mine unconsolidated alluvial deposits on specified areas of the Mining Concession area.
Underneath the man-made fill on the property, there are layers of alluvial deposits left by the river flow, such as gravel and soil, the PBS report said.
The basement is overlain by Alluvial deposits of shallow thickness (less than 1m to greater than 20m).
Areas that may be prone to liquefaction hazard are those that may be subjected to moderate to very strong ground shaking, have young alluvial deposits consisting of sand and silt, and have shallow ground water (within 50 feet of the ground surface).
Gold exploration company Soltera Mining Co (PINK SHEETS: SLTA) (Frankfurt:SN7) has signed an agreement with Goldlake Group, a producer of natural/ethical gold from alluvial deposits in Honduras, Central America.
Artisanal diamond mining in alluvial deposits along river banks consists of informal digging with basic equipment (often with unprotected hands and feet).
6-carat stone is compatible with our statistical predictions that diamonds of greater than 100 carats in size are an inherent part of the diamond population found in these unique alluvial deposits.
The main topics are (1) the geomorphological features of the plain, as detected by micro-landform interpretation, (2) the relationships between these geomorphological features and floods, and (3) the subsurface geology of the plain, especially with regard to alluvial deposits of the Mekong.
In this paper detail statistical analysis of soil and index and consolidation properties of alluvial deposits of South Gujarat region of Gujarat State in India are shown.
To save the wall, engineers will have to sink piles down to the bedrock 18 metres under the alluvial deposits and put in concrete columns built into wall.
According to the above mentioned, the cartography to scale 1:25000 of Quaternary Coluvio Alluvial Deposits inside corridors of Silvia Pijao and Cordoba faults between the municipalities of Calarca and Pijao (Quindio), at Cordillera Central's West Mountain Front of Colombia produced.
The Taipei basin is formed by alluvial deposits of the three rivers flowing into the basin, namely, the Tan-Shui river, the Shin-Tien river, and the Kee-Long river.
Bridge's focus, as primarily that of a sedimentologist, is on relating fluvial processes and morphology to explanation and interpretation of alluvial deposits and sedimentary rocks, so that his main service to geologists is learning more about alluvial forms, processes and deposits over a range of temporal and spatial scales.