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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 basement of the Golpazari field is composed of Jurassic limestones and Upper Cretaceous clastic rocks.
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.
The Black Cape exposures, where abundant slickensided fault planes abruptly end at the contact between Early Devonian basalt and underlying clastic rocks (Fig.
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 evaluation of cuttings, logs and sidewall cores demonstrated the presence of oil over a 200 feet section of low permeability and low porosity clastic rocks in the Miocene.
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.
The property is underlain by a thick sequence of Pennsylvanian and Mississippian carbonate and clastic rocks, of which the Mississippian Rundle Group shows the greatest exposure.
Gold mineralization occurs in jasperoid and in silicified Mississippian clastic rocks.