basinal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

basin +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

basinal ‎(not comparable)

  1. of or relating to a basin
    • 2000 December 1, Matthias Labrenz et al., “Formation of Sphalerite (ZnS) Deposits in Natural Biofilms of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria”[1], Science, volume 290, number 5497, DOI:10.1126/science.290.5497.1744, pages 1744-1747:
      The process may be relevant to the early stages of formation of the large sediment-hosted deposits from brines, exhalative fluids, or basinal fluids, and to formation of other low-temperature ZnS deposits.
    • 1997 July 4, Heiner Josenhans et al., “Early Humans and Rapidly Changing Holocene Sea Levels in the Queen Charlotte Islands-Hecate Strait, British Columbia, Canada”[2], Science, volume 277, number 5322, DOI:10.1126/science.277.5322.71, pages 71-74:
      The transition from freshwater basinal sedimentation to marine deposition was determined by analysis of diatoms from core samples.