penecontemporaneous

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penecontemporaneous

[pee-nee-kuhn-tem-puh-rey-nee-uhs]
adjective Geology.
formed during or shortly after the formation of the containing rock stratum: penecontemporaneous minerals.

Origin:
1900–05; pene- + contemporaneous

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Commonly exhibits penecontemporaneous deformation in the form of faults, folds, and slump or collapse structures.
Volcaniclastic deposits preserved as clastic aprons on the slopes of and between penecontemporaneous stratovolcanoes.
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