Contact Type

depositional contact

definition Lithogenetic contact at which a sedimentary or volcanic rock has been deposited on (or against) another rock body. The relationship between the older underlying rocks and younger overlying rocks is unknown or not specfied. more like this
narrower conformable contact
broader depositional contact
unconformable contact
broader depositional contact
source this vocabulary more like this
broader lithogenetic contact
narrower depositional contact
in scheme contacttype
is primary topic of depositional contact