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conformable

1. adj. [Geology]

Parallel strata that have undergone a similar geologic history, deposited in succession without interruption.

Alternate Form: conformity

See: erosionhiatusnonconformitysequencesequence boundarystratumunconformity

2. adj. [Geology]

The nature of the contact between strata deposited in continuous succession.

Alternate Form: conformity

See: erosionhiatusnonconformitysequencesequence boundarystratumunconformity

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