Turbidite meaning

tûrbĭ-dīt
A sedimentary deposit formed by a turbidity current.
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Any sediment or rock deposited by a turbidity current.
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A sedimentary deposit formed by a turbidity current. Turbidites usually consist of a sequence of sediments in which the bottom layers contain the coarsest grains and the upper layers the finest, such as a sequence of sand that is overlain by silt, which in turn is overlain by clay.
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(geology) Any sedimentary deposit formed by a turbidity current.
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Origin of turbidite

  • turbid +"Ž -ite

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