volcaniclastic love

Definitions

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  • adj. Being a clastic rock chiefly composed of volcanic materials
  • n. A clastic rock chiefly composed of volcanic materials

Etymologies

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From volcanic + clastic

Examples

  • Cretaceous-Tertiary volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks rest upon a basement of Paleozoic and Mesozoic sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

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  • The observed kimberlite is dominantly volcaniclastic with abundant limestone and shale xenoliths.

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  • In the second hole at CH-32, drilled at an inclination of 65 degrees, both magmatic and volcaniclastic kimberlite were intersected.

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  • It intersected 44.04 metres of high grade silver-lead-zinc mineralization in the known zone, termed "Zone 1", but went on to intersect two additional structurally hosted mineralized zones in previously untested volcaniclastic rocks, termed "Zone 2" and "Zone 3".

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  • The kimberlites at Nanuq are unique in the Western Churchill Province of the eastern Arctic in that they represent the first reported occurrence of "Lac de Gras-type" crater-facies volcaniclastic and resedimented volcaniclastic kimberlites in the region.

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  • Tertiary-age volcaniclastic rocks with very subtle alteration features.

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  • Several zones of sulphide mineralization have been identified within the felsic tuffs and at the contact of the intermediate meta-volcaniclastic rocks and felsic tuff at Terakimti.

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  • -- Several zones of sulphide mineralization have been identified within the felsic tuffs and at the contact of the intermediate meta-volcaniclastic rocks and felsic tuff at Terakimti.

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  • The Los Zorros property covers the entire breadth of a regional anticlinorium in an area that is the locus of younger intrusive activity which intruded up through the fold-deformed lower Cretaceous section of volcaniclastic, siliclastic, and limestone formations and intrusive diorite sills.

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  • The claim area is underlain by Early Jurassic Elise and Archibald formation units assigned to the Rossland Group that consist largely of prospective submarine volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks.

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