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lithology

(lĭth-ŏl′ō-jē) [″ + logos, word, reason]
The science dealing with calculi.
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In this area four lithologically distinct alluvial fills are present, the Gunder, Roberts Creek, and Camp Creek members of the Formation, and an informally recognized unit, pre-Gunder alluvium [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED].
These rock types have been homogenized in deposits of till and outwash, although ice flowing from the western side of the bay deposited material that is lithologically distinct from till along the eastern shore of Glacier Bay (Ovenshine 1968), where all sites for the current study were located.
Some evidence from recent drilling at Hole 735B in the Southwest Indian Ocean favors this interpretation, linking low magma supplies with a highly tectonized and lithologically discontinuous lithosphere structure.
Higher parts of the Puhmu section are lithologically well comparable with those in the Kerguta core located about 30 km NW (Poldvere 2006).
Lithologically, the OS succession is dominantly composed of alternating intervals of mudstone (MS) oil shale and wackestone (WS) oil shale, the latter with very local occurrences of packstone laminae or nests.
In this regard, the highly variable (even in the lithologically restricted range of gabbros) parameters of the age, mineral assemblage, texture, whole-rock chemical composition, and mineral composition are as effective as human DNA in making genetic connections, in this case between the Titanic headstones in Halifax and the Hanson quarry in Bocabec.
Seen Lithologically, have all three items in similar rocks.
Mianwali Formation is lithologically divided into three members i.
Lithologically similar conglomerates also occur near the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary in neighbouring regions, e.