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|Russian term or phrase: нутовская свита|
|... склона, сложенного песками и слабыми песчаниками нутовской свиты.|
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sandstones of the Nutovsky series
This is a geological term. In fact, it is the name of a geological series (a horizon of rocks).
Such names are normally location-specific, and are generally not found in dictionaries. As a rule, they are derived from the name of the territory where they occur, or from personal names (e.g. from the name of the person who discovers the suite).
I have often come across names like "верхнекрасноцветная толща", or, say, "карачаганакские слои". DO NOTHING. Just transliterate, and make sure that your English term begins with the capital letter (like in, say, "Quarternary layers"), unlike the corresponding Russian term, which starts with the small letter.
Below is one example of "Nutovsky", which, is the term you are looking for.
... Sequence stratigraphic model for the lower part of the Lower Nutovsky horizon, North-Eastern
Sakhalin shelf. Evaluation from regional prospective the Chaivo ...
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