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alluvium

The material deposited on land by virtue of the process of accretion. The accretion process occurs when rivers or other waters deposit silt and mud on land,and thus create more land; the silt and mud making up the new land is called alluvium.

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* Inventories as at June 2019 went up 12% q-o-q (up 36% y-o-y) to 15.9 m cts due to seasonal production growth at alluvial deposits and lower sales.
The southern and southeastern side of the Kharmankuh antic line have more considerable drainage system than the northern and northwestern side of it, causing higher variability of topographic characteristics, more alluvial deposits and steep slopes formed by erosion which consequently led to a relatively higher fractal dimension.
The basement is overlain by Alluvial deposits of shallow thickness (less than 1m to greater than 20m).
Specifically, two bulk samples were collected from lignites (RS1 and RS2), two bulk samples were taken from chromiferous iron ore occurrences (RS3 and RS4), two bulk samples were collected from marly formation (RS5 and RS6), three bulk samples were taken from conglomerates (RS7, RS8, and RS9), and two bulk samples were collected from alluvial deposits (RS10 and RS11) (Figure 2).
The Quaternary alluvial deposits, which are basically composed of sands, clays, and gravels, represent the second groundwater aquifer in the area.
(1979) recognized five sediment types which are: alluvial deposits, desert plain deposits, mixed deposits, sabkha deposits and aeolian sand.
Financial crime may also be magnified by opportunities to smuggle diamonds from alluvial deposits in the Marange area of eastern Zimbabwe.
In contrast, cartoonist Bruce Bairnsfather kept the country smiling with the antics of crusty squaddie Old Bill - First Discovered in the Alluvial Deposits of Southern Flanders.
The Company's asset portfolio includes hard-rock and alluvial deposits in the Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Magadan and Amur Regions, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Gold exploration company Soltera Mining Co (PINK SHEETS: SLTA) (Frankfurt:SN7) has signed an agreement with Goldlake Group, a producer of natural/ethical gold from alluvial deposits in Honduras, Central America.
Hydraulic mining debris formed deep alluvial deposits in the reach, including multiple gravel-bedded riffles.