Magnesian

Some articles on magnesian:

Komatiite - Morphology and Occurrence - Volcanology
... as the magmatic event which forms komatiites erupts less magnesian materials ... However, the initial flux of the most magnesian magmas is interpreted to form a channelised flow facie, which is envisioned as a fissure vent releasing highly fluid komatiitic lava onto the surface ... The channel and sheeted flows are then covered by high-magnesian basalts and tholeiitic basalts as the volcanic event evolves to less magnesian compositions ...
Magnesian Limestone
... Magnesian limestone can refer to For the rock made of magnesium carbonate i.e ... Magnesian limestone see dolomite or dolostone For the traditional name of a specific suite of Permian age rocks in north-east England see Magnesian Limestone ...
River Poulter - Hydrology
... water-bearing porous rock structure called the Magnesian Limestone aquifer ... Magnesian limestone is so named because if contains quantities of the mineral Dolomite, which is rich in Magnesium ... Further to the east, the Magnesian Limestone is covered by another layer of porous rock called the Triassic Sherwood Sandstone aquifer, which is the major ...
Geology Of Yorkshire - Topography - The Magnesian Limestone Belt
... The Magnesian Limestone belt forms a narrow north- south oriented strip of undulating land on the eastern edge of the Pennines overlooking the Vale of York.The magnesian limestone deposits were laid down ... and merge north of Wetherby to cover the magnesian limestone with glacial deposits ...
Bishop Middleham Quarry
... The underlying rock is magnesian limestone and this has had a strong influence in determining the range of plant and animal communities now found there ... conservation perspective is the species-rich unimproved magnesian limestone grassland, which covers just under 4.6 hectares of the site ... Magnesian limestone grassland supports an assemblage of calcicolous plants adapted to growing in thin soils with a short sward ...