Contact Type

conformable contact

definition A contact separating two geological units in which the layers are formed one above the other in order by regular, uninterrupted deposition under the same general conditions. more like this
source Neuendorf, K.K.E, Mehl, J.P. & Jackson, J.A. (eds), 2005. Glossary of geology, 5th Edition. American Geological Institute, Alexandria, 779 p. more like this
broader depositional contact
narrower conformable contact
in scheme contacttype
is primary topic of conformable contact