Definition of Lithology. Meaning of Lithology. Synonyms of Lithology

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Definition of Lithology

Lithology
Lithology Li*thol"o*gy, n. [Litho- + -logy: cf. F. lithologie.] 1. The science which treats of rocks, as regards their mineral constitution and classification, and their mode of occurrence in nature. 2. (Med.) A treatise on stones found in the body.

Meaning of Lithology from wikipedia

- The lithology of a rock unit is a description of its physical characteristics visible at outcrop, in hand or core samples, or with low magnification microscopy...
- formation consists of a certain amount of rock strata that have a comparable lithology, facies or other similar properties. Formations are not defined by the...
- that form sedimentary rock. Lithology was once approximately synonymous with petrography, but in current usage, lithology focuses on macroscopic hand-sample...
- as the youngest formation of the Chalk Group, because it has a similar lithology with the older formations in this group. Belgian stratigraphers see it...
- change in the lithology within a sequence of sedimentary or volcanic rocks, or a distinctive layer or thin bed with a characteristic lithology or fossil content...
- when beds (layers or rock) of a particular lithology lie between or alternate with beds of a different lithology. For example, sedimentary rocks may be interbedded...
- hydrocarbons. Some of the key properties studied in petrophysics are lithology, porosity, water saturation, permeability and density. A key aspect of...
- from deep sea mud sized grains to fluvial denser sand sized grains. The lithologies of the area experience changes due to several factors. One factor would...
- The Eodicynodon ****emblage Zone is a tetrapod ****emblage zone or biozone which correlates to the Abrahamskraal Formation, Adelaide Subgroup of the Beaufort...
- The Landen Formation (abbreviation: LA) is a lithostratigraphic unit (a set of rock strata) in the subsurface of the Netherlands. This formation shares...
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