loose and unstratified; "unconsolidated soil"
loose sediment that has not been cemented or otherwise converted to solid rock.
Refers to grains of sediment that are loose, separate, and (or) unattached to one another.
Not in the most compact form. This term is generally applied to soils and other layers of loose materials that have not hardened into rock. Unconsolidated sediments pose a threat during large earthquakes due to their tendency to amplify ground shaking and to liquefy.
Loose sediment; lacking cohesion or cement. vein A mineral-filled fracture or fault in a rock.
Refers to sediment that is not generally cemented or otherwise bound together by some type of chemical cement (such as limestone) within the pore spaces or by intense compaction from deep burial.
Said of sediment whose particles are loose and not cemented together.
sediment that is loosely arranged or unstratified, or whose particles are not cemented together
Loosely arranged, not cemented together, so particles separate easily.
Sediments that are loose and not hardened.