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black, high quality coal
form that prevents oil from moving upwards
an accumulation of valuable minerals formed by deposition of dense mineral phases in a trap site. Primary agent in the formation is water.
migrates from source rocks into resevoir rocks
Valuable materials of geologic origin that can be extracted from the earth
a surface process that results in banded iron ore in layers on the sea floor
naturally occurring materials that can be profitably mined
age of the oldest rock in Canada in billions of years
the process by which coal that is close to the surface is removed
Discovered deposits that can be extracted economically and legally at the present time
mined in an open pit in Utah
the oldest rock in Canada
Oil trapped in rock as a solid
sedimentation patterns that prevent oil from moving upwards
compacted plant material
Sinking of crystals in magma from the liquid in which they formed
brown coal
impermeable cap that prevents oil and gas from escaping
contains metals concentrated in hot fluids that move through fractures, and deposits the minerals as veins
the act of oil moving upwards
a coase grained, porous, permeable, vuggy rock that makes a good resevoir
underground accumulation of oil
regions underlain by one or more oil pools
a luminous coal made of metamorphic rock

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