Definition of siliciclastic in English:
Relating to or denoting clastic rocks consisting largely of silica or silicates.
- Successions in the more intact Permian units are depositionally underlain by siliciclastic sedimentary rocks.
- The massif comprises low-grade, mainly fine-grained, siliciclastic deposits, ranging from the lowermost Cambrian to the upper Silurian in age.
- Previous studies of coal sequence stratigraphy have concentrated on coals associated with siliciclastic depositional systems.
Definition of siliciclastic in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan