Principles of stratigraphy

Principles of stratigraphy - 2 Principle of cross cutting...

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Principles of stratigraphy: -Used to assign relative ages to the rock of sediment record. Mostly involve layered sedimentary rock but can provide relative age for goal. Structures folds and faults. Principles: 1. Principles of super position. = older sediments are on bottom.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Principle of cross cutting relations. 3. Principle of inclusions. 4. principle of faunal/floral succession: (Biostratigraphy) Mafic dikes form first than felsic if they cross cut....
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