Earth Science Review

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

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Created Apr 14, 2010ReportNominate
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