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the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them

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Texturally and mineralogically, the mudstone is dominantly composed of the finest, < 5 m[micro] calcite and silica grains, the latter documented in insoluble residue as rounded or irregular microparticles.
Mineralogically and geochemically the flooding surfaces are marked as well by rises of [sup.
Bryozoans may be the most mineralogically well-characterized invertebrate phylum.
Mineralogically these bodies are mainly composed of alkali feldspar, quartz, micas, and tourmalines and garnet at places.
The Jabal Farasan marble deposits were mineralogically and geochemically investigated and classified by Qadhi 2008.
Drilling focused on the Bastnaesite Zone, mineralogically the most favourable area of the greater Ngualla deposit and identified for initial production.
Mineralogically, the samples were nearly identical with 52 percent clay and 48 percent non-clay minerals, but the composition of metal ions released from the mineral surfaces varied considerably across the samples.
The results showed that each ware was mineralogically distinct and completely different from pottery made in the Solomon Islands, with characteristics unlikely to occur in the South Pacific.
Volcanic rocks can be classified on the basis of whole-rock analyses (see Rock Classifications of Samples from Three Vineyards on page 90), mineralogically or based on field classification.
The chemistry of the water is directly related to the geologic matrix by flowing and which is enriched mineralogically.
In Oman, the Wireline FMI-HD high-definition formation microimager was run in a well drilled with water-based mud in a tight and mineralogically complex carbonate reservoir.
Mineralogically, the of x-ray diffraction analysis of the Quaternary aquifer sediments and the vertical variations of mineralogy of bulk aquifer (Fig.
This study indicated that suitably processed nickel slag was environmentally, mineralogically, and physically stable.