diastem

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diastem A very small break in a conformable succession of strata, indicated only by a bedding plane, and representing a brief interruption in the deposition of sediments, with little or no erosion having occurred. Diastems may be very localized, with deposition having occurred elsewhere. Compare NON-SEQUENCE.

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diastem A very small break in a conformable succession of strata, indicated only by a bedding plane, and representing a brief interruption in the deposition of sediments, with little or no erosion having occurred. Diastems may be very localized, with deposition having occurred elsewhere.