Definition of Saddle reef

1. Noun. (minerology) A mineral deposit associated with the crest of an anticlinal fold and following the bedding planes, usually found in vertical succession, especially the gold-bearing quartz veins of Australia. ¹

2. Noun. (Australia) A saddle-shaped bedded mineral vein in the form of an anticline or a syncline (an inverted saddle). ¹

3. Noun. (minerology) An opening at the crest of a sharp fold in sedimentary rocks, occupied by ore. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saddle Reef

saddle head
saddle horn
saddle horse
saddle horses
saddle joint
saddle of lamb
saddle oxford
saddle oyster
saddle pad
saddle pads
saddle pain
saddle pains
saddle point
saddle points
saddle reef (current term)
saddle reefs
saddle ring
saddle rings
saddle roof
saddle seat
saddle seats
saddle shoe
saddle shoes
saddle soap
saddle sore
saddle sores
saddle stitch
saddle tree
saddle trees

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