It does not go to increase the great body of detrital deposits.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays" by J. (John) Joly
The margin of this new lake, acting upon the detrital matter, would form the second road.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
The "Hole" has been made by the detrition and washing out of the shale and the fall of the overlying rock.
"The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts" by George W. Holley
But the chief marine accumulations are of detrital origin.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 6" by Various
The progressive precipitation of colloidal particles containing magnetic components could have led to detrital remanent magnetism in the chimneys, thanks to the magnetic rock-field at the base of the mound, causing the physical alignment of the magnetic particles at the time of deposition.
Field-control, phase-transitions, and life's emergence