lithology

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lithology

(lĭth-ŏl′ō-jē) [″ + logos, word, reason]
The science dealing with calculi.
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The thing that is remarkable about Emily and made her the perfect person to do this study is that, because of her two very disparate scientific interests in experimental petrology and magnetotellurics, she was able to put these different results together and say, "They're telling us the mantle's hotter than we thought.
Textural studies in igneous petrology flourished in the 19th century, following the development of the petrographic microscope (Higgins, 2000).
1976): Petrology of Holocene fluvial sand derived from plutonic source rocks: implications to paleoclimatic interpretation.
Corresponding Author: Hamideh Farahmand, PhD student in petrology, Islamic Azad University, Northern Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
The work carried out to date by previous explorers - geology including petrology, surface geochemistry and drilling - allows an exploration target to be estimated at the Basin One prospect.
Prominently on display in the ROM's petrology collection room, this specimen of orbicular ijolite inevitably garners the comment, "What in the world is that?
Here archaeologists and geological scientists illustrate the principles and practices of ceramic petrology through examples of its application to archaeological artefacts.