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

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Created Apr 14, 2010ReportNominate
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