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  • adj. pertaining to lithology

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the character of a rock, as derived from the nature and mode of aggregation of its mineral contents.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to lithology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to lithology or the science of rocks; relating to stones; concerning the nature or composition of stone; petrographic.


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  • •Soil type and thickness are influenced by lithologic differences.

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  • The lithologic and physiographic mosaic of Ecoregion 67l is distinct from that of the more rugged Northern Glaciated Ridges (67m), the glaciated and lakestudded plateau of Ecoregion 62b, the Northern Glaciated Shale and Slate Valleys (67k), and the NorthernGlaciated Limestone Valleys (67j).

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  • Even a geologist can function without agreeing to the time scale; he just needs to be able to sort out the lithologic sequences and events.

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  • It is underlain by quartzite and argillite; the lithologic mosaic and related slope stability and water quality issues are unlike those of Ecoregion 16k.

    Ecoregions of Idaho (EPA)

  • The lithologic mosaic is distinct from the Paleozoic rocks of Ecoregion 36 and the strictly Quaternary deposits of Ecoregion 73.

    Ecoregions of Arkansas (EPA)

  • Ecoregion 36c is underlain by folded and faulted sandstone, shale, and novaculite (chert); the lithologic mosaic is distinct from the Athens Plateau (36a).

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  • Ridges are longer, habitat continuity is greater, the lithologic mosaic is different, and the topographic orientation is more consistent than in other parts of the Ouachita Mountains (36).

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  • The lithologic mosaic is complex and distinct from the strictly Quaternary deposits of Ecoregions 34 and 73.

    Ecoregions of Louisiana (EPA)

  • Petro-Sonde modified for various weather and surface conditions emphasis placed on subsurface mapping with the Petro-Sonde lithologic contacts, structure and stratigraphy

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  • The Petro-Sonde delineates depth, thickness and fluid content of specific lithologic units from the surface and without a drill hole.

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