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lithology

(lĭth-ŏl′ō-jē) [″ + logos, word, reason]
The science dealing with calculi.
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5 demonstrates changes in the lithological composition of the Silurian succession from its maximum to minimum thickness.
The Ser and mGb-D lithological units also have their boundaries well improved by the low magnetic anomalies forming relatively elliptical shapes.
Among the lithological groupings, basalt, sandstone-quartz and shale all had third quartile values [greater than or equal to] 50 mg [kg.
This group of variables can be related to source areas containing high amounts of marls rich in phyllosilicate minerals with a smectitic component and/or limestones, such as the local marly Neogene lithological units of the Guadalquivir Basin and the Mesozoic Subbetic limestone-rich lithological unit of Sierra Magina located to the south of the study area.
The sections of Lockhart Limestone were measured and lithological description was recorded in data recording sheet.
A detailed lithological log of the Nammal Formation exposed in the Nilawahan and BadshahPur sections along with its chemostratigraphy is presented in Figures 3 and 4.
The drill core from recent drilling has been sampled in 2 m intervals downhole honouring the lithological contacts.
The Poinga OS deposits are subdivided into two lithological units.
They are noted for the heterogeneity and variability in lithological composition, low permeability of reservoirs.
The high degree of forest vegetation cover and the lithological composition (rigid rocks) determined a great stability of slopes with low displaying of actual processes.
The contact with the Piramboia Formation, superimposed, is through lithological and mild angularity disagreement and marks the beginning of the Mesozoic (SOARES, 1975).
German geologists have used detailed lithostratigrapahical observations and area-wide, closely spaced structural measurements to obtain a much more detailed depiction of the highly variable lithological assemblage, as well as of the complex structural evolution.