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Synonyms for lithology

the branch of geology that studies rocks: their origin and formation and mineral composition and classification

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Figure 4 displays the location of the typical Silurian borehole sections, which give the best insight into the lithological features of the strata.
The AS amplitude exploits over the edge of the magnetic structures and was used to delineate the boundaries of lithological units (Fig.
Application of Seismic Attributes for Delineation of Channel Geometries and Analysis of Various Aspects in Terms of Lithological and Structural Perspectives of Lower Goru Formation, Pakistan.
All lithological soil groups contained a spread of sites, with normalised Colwell P ranging from below zero to above zero (i.
A total of 43 samples were collected; representing all lithological changes along the section.
Table 1: Outcrop area of lithological units in the study area - Azna (in order of size) Name of rock unit and stratigraphic Highlight Area characteristics on Map ([Km.
Subjects covered in the text include the internal architecture of volcanic gas reservoirs, volcanic rock sequence division and stratigraphic correlation, identification and prediction of volcanic facies, lithological identification and prediction of volcanic rock, and many others.
The lithological variations in the Nammal Formation divided it into four well defined unitsas follows; i) Alternate marl and limestone ii) Well-bedded limestone with chert nodules iii) Limestone interbedded with shale iv) Dolomitic limestone.
Digital strings representing the mineralized Hobbs Pipe sharp lithological contacts were made and snapped to the drillholes.
One of Hans's approaches to the problem was lithological correlation of fossil-poor sequences, which involved many hours of painstaking petrographic and mincralogical analysis in the laboratory.
New lithological units and alteration zones can be quickly created and defined by objective geochemical data, increasing the reliability of geological models.
Different lithological parameters are used to identify the quality of reservoir rocks their parameters are grain size, arrangement of sediments pattern and shape of the grains which shows high spherecity tend to pack with minimum pore space.
Discriminating Lithological groups associated with the Devonian-aged Alamo Impact crater near the Groom Range in Lincoln County, Nevada is not possible with traditional geologic field work methods due to its proximity to a restricted military facility.
To those types must be associated other springs resulting from suspended aquifers, spurring from paleosoils, dykes, lithological contacts or other structures.