banded gneiss

ленточный гнейс

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • gneiss — [nīs] n. [Ger gneis < OHG gneisto, a spark, akin to ON gneisti, OE gnast: from the luster of certain of the components] a coarsegrained, metamorphic rock resembling granite, consisting of alternating layers of different minerals, such as… …   English World dictionary

  • gneiss — [nʌɪs] noun a typically coarse grained metamorphic rock with a banded or foliated structure. Derivatives gneissic adjective gneissose adjective Origin C18: from Ger., from Old High Ger. gneisto spark (because of the rock s sheen) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Narryer Gneiss Terrane — Stratigraphic range: > 3.3 Ga Satellite image of Jack Hills in the Narryer Gneiss Terrane Type Geological complex Sub units …   Wikipedia

  • Dike (geology) — Banded gneiss with dike of granite orthogneiss. An intrusion (Notch Peak monzonite) inter fingers (partly as a dike …   Wikipedia

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  • Geology of the Grand Teton area — The geology of the Grand Teton area consists of some of the oldest rocks and one of the youngest mountain ranges in North America. The Teton Range, mostly located in Grand Teton National Park, started to grow some 9 million years ago. An older… …   Wikipedia

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  • Slave craton — which is one of the oldest dated rock units on Earth at 4.03 Ga. The crust of the Slave craton is thought to have amalgamated during a 2.69 Ga collision between a proto Slave western basement complex, known as the Central Slave Basement Complex,… …   Wikipedia

  • Yilgarn Craton — The Yilgarn Craton is a large craton which constitutes the bulk of the Western Australian land mass. It is bounded by a mixture of sedimentary basins and Proterozoic fold and thrust belts. Zircon grains in the Jack Hills, Narryer Gneiss Terrane… …   Wikipedia

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