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clastic

 [klas´tik]
1. undergoing or causing division.
2. separable into parts.

clas·tic

(klas'tik),
Breaking up into pieces, or exhibiting a tendency so to break or divide.
[G. klastos, broken]

clastic

/clas·tic/ (klas´tik)
1. undergoing or causing division.
2. separable into parts.

clas·tic

(klas'tik)
Breaking up into pieces, or exhibiting a tendency so to break or divide.
[G. klastos, broken]

clastic

1. undergoing or causing division.
2. separable into parts.
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The second hole is underway approximately 350 metres to the north and is currently above the low-angle fault in Mississippian clastic rocks, which the Company's geologists believe could act as a "cap rock" by ponding mineralizing fluids beneath the low-angle fault at this location.
The braided stream depositional environment; Comparison of the Platte River with Silurian clastic rocks, North Central Appalachians.
Geological formation around this epicenter includes continental clastic rocks, dacite, rhyolite, rhyodacite, migmatite and gneiss.
Geological formation around this epicenter is formed by continental clastic rocks and pyrolastic rocks.
The basement of the Golpazari field is composed of Jurassic limestones and Upper Cretaceous clastic rocks.
Less than 1 km west of the Black Cape Fault along the shoreline, a thin succession of red clastic rocks, which Bourque and Lachambre (1980) informally refer to as the Lazy Cove sedimentary unit, is intercalated between two lava flows of the Early Devonian Black Cape Volcanics.
A limestone quarry in one of the hogbacks, on the northeastern side of Port-Daniel, exposes a dense network of NNE-striking brittle fault planes with minor N-striking fault planes affecting both the limestone of the La Vieille Formation and the red clastic rocks within the karsts (Fig.
However, based on the presence of similar clastic rocks in both formations, the hiatus is not considered to be regionally significant (Johnson 2001b).
The lithological contrasts, the fact that the Mosquito Lake Road Formation apparently evolved in an arc-type tectonic setting (Johnson and McLeod 1996), and the realization that the clastic rocks of the Hanford Brook Formation were deposited on a continental platform (e.
The BPV property, one mile west of CONO is underlain by upper-plate clastic rocks and chert but lower-plate carbonate rocks may occur at depths that could be economically attractive.
Disseminated gold and silver mineralization occurs in stratabound zones spatially related to a regional slip fault zone lying at the unconformity between Lower Carboniferous limestones and overlying Upper Triassic clastic rocks.
Recent studies of Carlin Trend gold deposits have repeatedly shown that the areal extent and number of ounces of gold contained in near-surface "leakage zones", coupled with the presence of structurally-controlled, high-grade gold "feeder zones" in the Upper Plate clastic rocks, provides an approximate measure as to the size and grade of major gold deposits which are found in the more favourable, deeper Lower Plate carbonate rocks.