Geological contacts

This register lists the main types of geological contacts frequently encountered in the field. A geological contact is a surface separating two geological terrains. It can be normal (stratigraphic / intrusive) or abnormal (tectonic).

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en This register lists the main types of geological contacts frequently encountered in the field. A geological contact is a surface separating two geological terrains. It can be normal (stratigraphic / intrusive) or abnormal (tectonic).
fr Ce registre recense les principaux types de contacts géologiques fréquemment rencontrés sur le terrain. Un contact géologique est une surface séparant deux terrains géologiques. Il peut être normal (stratigraphique/intrusif) ou anormal (tectonique).
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member Diagenetic contact | Karst limit | Hardground | Angular unconformable contact | Stylolithic contact | Intrusive contact | Disconformable contact | Conformable contact | Sedimentary intrusive contact | Sedimentary contact | Weathering contact | Unconformable contact | Lithogenetic contact | Depositional contact | Volcanic contact | Undifferentiated contact | Igneous intrusive contact | Tectonic contact
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Diagenetic contact Contact créé par un ensemble de processus physico-chimiques e... experimental
Hardground Surface encroutée d'oxydes de fer et de manganèse entre autre... experimental
Intrusive contact Contact normal limitant un corps intusif (magmatique ou sédim... experimental
Weathering contact Surface de contact entre la roche saine et la roche altérée. experimental
Lithogenetic contact Contact normal séparant deux unités stratigraphiques aux cara... experimental
Tectonic contact Contact anormal entre deux unités géologiques ayant subi des ... experimental
Undifferentiated contact Surface séparant des unités géologiques experimental