Balling formation

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Rock or formations that, when drilled, produce cuttings and sludge that tend to collect on, and adhere to, borehole walls and drill-stem equipment in sticky or gummy masses. CF: gummy; sticky. Long

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

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