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Surficial, sur-fish′al, adj. formed on the surface, as opposed to Subterranean.
My foot-rule, my rough scale plans and piled-up figures of cubic capacity and surficial area carried all before them.A Floating Home|Cyril Ionides
The very use of the terms "secondary" and "primary" has suggested antithesis between surficial and deep ores.
Mineral deposits of the "igneous after-effect" type may be profoundly altered through surficial agencies.
The zinc oxide minerals in the surficial zone also are sometimes colored yellow by small amounts of greenockite.