facies

Latin, meaning: face, visage, countenance / aspect, appearance, look, condition.
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Facies

The sum total of features such as sedimentary rock type, MINERAL content, SEDIMENTARY STRUCTURES, BEDDING characteristics, fossil content, etc. which characterise a sediment as having been deposited in a given environment.
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Facies

Geological term describing the composition and characteristics of a rock formation.
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Facies

Group of metamorphic rocks formed under a particular set of physical conditions from any rock type. Rocks of the greenschist, amphibolite and granulite facies are all formed at moderate pressures (depths of 10 - 30km), but at low, medium and high temperatures respectively.
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facies

sedimentological description of rock;
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Facies

Facies: A direct borrowing from the Latin, facies means face.
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Facies

Fa'ci·es noun [ Latin , from, face. See Face .] 1. The anterior part of the head; the face. 2. (Biol.) The general aspect or habit of a species, or group of species, esp. with reference to its adaptation to its environment. 3. (Zoology) The face of
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facies

<clinical sign> Expression or appearance of the face. Some disease states or genetic disorders have characteristic facies. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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facies

(fa´she-ēz) pl. fa´cies Latin word meaning face. a specific surface of a body structure, part, or organ. the expression or appearance of the face.
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Facies

• (n.) The face of a bird, or the front of the head, excluding the bill. • (n.) The anterior part of the head; the face. • (n.) The general aspect or habit of a species, or group of species, esp. with reference to its adaptation to its environment.
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facies

Type: Term Pronunciation: fā′shē-ēz, fash′-ēz Synonyms: face1, surface, facet1, expression2
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Facies

[medical] In medical contexts, facies are distinctive facial expressions or appearances associated with specific medical conditions. It comes from the Latin word for `face`. As a fifth declension noun, `facies` can refer to the singular or plural. ==Types== Examples include: ...
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Facies

The term facies is used to describe the face of a bird, or the front of the head, excluding the bill.
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facies

Body of rock strata possessing unifying characteristics usually indicative of the environment in which the rocks were formed. The term is also used to describe the environment of formation itself or unifying features of the rocks that comprise the facies. Features that define a facies can include collections of fossils, sequences of rock layers, or
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Facies

A rock unit defined by its composition, internal geometry and formation environment
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facies

(L: face face/features) the sum total of features, such as rock type, mineral content, fossil content, which characterise a sediment as having been deposited in a given environment.
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Facies

In geology, a facies (pronounced variously as z, z or z [`faysheez`, `fayseez` or `fash-eeze`]; plural also `facies`) is a body of rock with specified characteristics. Ideally, a facies is a distinctive rock unit that forms under certain conditions of sedimentation, reflecting a particular process or environment. The term facies was introd...
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facies

see metamorphic facies , sedimentary facies
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facies

The set of all characteristics of a sedimentary rock that indicates its particular environment of deposition and which distinguish it from other facies in the same rock.
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Facies

A distinctive group of characteristics within part of a rock body (such as composition, grain size, or fossil assemblages) that differ as a group from those found elsewhere in the same rock unit. Examples: conglomerate facies, shale facies, brachiopod facies.
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Facies

The characteristics of a rock mass that reflect its depositional environment. These characteristics
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