from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Cardiidæ, embracing the true cockles, of which the best-known species is the common edible one, C. edule.

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  • n. type genus of the family Cardiidae: cockles


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  • "We didn't see Penn West spending anywhere near that," she added, noting that the cash means Penn West will be able to direct resources to some of its other promising assets, such as assets held in the cardium formation in central Alberta.

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  • Their substance is formed of the shells of the common oyster in bluish gray and black particles on a white ground, as in the Lumachella d 'Egitto; of the cardium or cockle, assuming a lighter or deeper shade of yellow, as in the Lumachella d' Astracane; of the ammonite, as in the L.

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  • Fossils of belemnite, cockles (cardium), and lamp-shells (terebratula) have been found in the chalk, and numerous echini, with the pentagon star on their base, are picked up in the gravels and called by the country people Shepherds 'Crowns -- or even fossil toads.

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  • Cardium Oil Stocks The Bakken formation was big the cardium oil formation is huge.

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  • And second question would be if you can maybe just talk to what you have and what your drilling plans are in your Monty ph and cardium?

  • (as in the bakken, montney, cardium etc.) or particular stocks that may be particularly susceptible to M&A activity? Home Page


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