Tagged: sedimentary Geology

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Turbidite Facies

A turbidite facies tract (FT) was defined by Mutti (1977, 1992) as : ” The lateral association of genetic facies that can be observed within an individual bed or a package of strictly time-equivalent...

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Its Dune Time!!

Here are some amazing pictures of Sam Dune Field in Rajasthan. Enjoy.Dunes are the accumulation of sand or loose sediments that are formed due to aeolian processes.   Geology Freak by Abhishek Tiwari is licensed under a Creative...

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Iron Duricrust with Lisangang structures

A Duricrust means Hard crust (Latin, Duri= Hard ). Duricrusts are surface or near-surface of the Earth consisting of a hardened accumulation of silica (SiO2), alumina (Al2O3), and iron oxide (Fe2O3), in varying proportions.  The...

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The Bouma Sequence

Recently me  and  my friends were discussing about the turbidity flow and its application on the sedimentary deposits and we came across the Bouma sequence . That brings us to what are turbidity currents –...