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a laminated metamorphic rock similar to granite

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The acoustopolarigrams of the gneiss samples SG-23881a, SG-41154-2 and SG-42148-2 are characterized by pronounced manifestation of the LAAA effect on all faces with high LAAA indices.
Its represents the outcropping gneiss. At a depth of 19.8 m and a lateral distance of 70 to 90 m appears a dome-like structure with higher resistivity values which is also an indication of basement high.
This ductile Hercynian shear zone juxtaposes the Paleozoic gneiss of the Canigou-Caranca dome and Paleozoic metamorphic sedimentary series (metasediments with intercalated carbonate beds) [52].
It's great fun to try to figure out rock identities even as the water-polished pebbles afford an endless variety of gneisses, granitic rocks, schists, shales, black mudstones, and white quartzite.
In 1989, ASR was detected in Kariba and Quartz embedded in the gneiss coarse aggregate used at the tune of construction was blamed.
Washington, May 30 ( ANI ): A researcher spent the better part of three years collecting and studying ancient rock samples from the Acasta Gneiss Complex in the Northwest Territories to understand the environment in which they formed.
Salamanca: Masueco de la Ribera, Arroyo de los Vasos, Cola de Caballo, Uces riverbanks, 29TQF0267, 495 m, gneiss wall rock crevices, 22.04.2014, Amich & Ramirez-Rodriguez SALA 151177, Aldeadavila de la Ribera, Rupurupay, banks of the River Duero, 29TPF9868, 380 m, gneiss wall rock crevices, 22.04.2014, Amich & Ramirez-Rodriguez SALA 151174.
Whole-rock geochemical and Nd isotopic data from representative components of these units in the Kellys Mountain area, the Glen Tosh formation and Kellys Mountain Gneiss, show strong similarity.
But for all the Blue Peter exploits, Dennis appears genuinely enthused by his subject, and is visibly thrilled when explaining that the chunk of gneiss he's holding is three billion years old.
Geologically the surveyed area covers the Fagaras crystalline (Map 1: 200, Sibiu sheet 1968), represented by watershed built with mica-shist, para gneiss, gneiss, garnets.
The outcrop of the Migmatised Gneiss of the study area belongs to the Migmatised Gneiss complex of the Basement complex in Southwestern Nigeria; this rock unit is polycyclic in nature.
The study area's geology consisted migmatised biotite--hornblende gneiss, biotite--hornblende gneiss, quartzite and granite.
Origin and evolution of Precambrian high-grade gneiss terranes, with special emphasis on the Limpopo complex of Southern Africa.
The Rossing deposit contains a large steeply dipping uraniferous alaskite body, which extensively intrudes a highly folded sequence of metamorphic rocks at the contact of banded gneiss and marble units.
Some specific topics are performance and design of slab-on-grade and pier foundation systems, deep foundation design for the offshore environment, and rock-socketed caissons in Yonkers gneiss.