saprolite in a sentence
Example sentences for saprolite
Quartz abundances and grain sizes are relatively constant with depth in a thick saprolite.
The saprolite is typical of that developed on the unit.
The saprolite generally grades downward through a highly permeable transition zone to unaltered parent bedrock.
The saprolite typically exhibits high porosity and low permeability resultant from relatively high clay content.
The bedrock aquifer is semi-confined, with the unfractured bedrock and saprolite acting as confining units.
Physically weathered saprolite adds material to the bottom of the profile.
Weathers to reddish-brown or gray saprolite in uplands.
At the base of the regolith is the transition zone where saprolite grades into unweathered bedrock.