Hydrogeology of Clastic Formations

  • B. B. S. Singhal
  • R. P. Gupta


Under clastic formations, we have included both unconsolidated and consolidated sediments. Unconsolidated sediments include various admixtures of boulder, sand, silt and clay deposits. These on consolidation form clastic sedimentary rocks, e.g. sandstone, siltstone and shale.


Hydraulic Conductivity Unconsolidated Sediment Glacial Deposit Open Cast Mining Nubian Sandstone 
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Further Reading

  1. Davis SN, DeWiest RJM (1966) Hydrogeology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.Google Scholar
  2. Kresic N (2007) Hydrogeology and Groundwater Modeling. 2nd ed., CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.Google Scholar
  3. Walton WC (1970) Groundwater Resource Evaluation. McGraw-Hill, New York.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. B. S. Singhal
    • 1
  • R. P. Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia

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