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

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