Contact Type

sedimentary intrusive contact

definition An intrusive contact between a sedimentary rock unit and plastic sediment (e.g., clay, chalk, salt, gypsum, etc.), forced upward into it from underlying sediment 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 lithogenetic contact
narrower sedimentary intrusive contact
in scheme contacttype
is primary topic of sedimentary intrusive contact