Country rock

COUNTRY ROCK (EN: enclosing rock, adjoining rock; DE: Nebengestein, Floznebengestein; FR: roche encaissante, eponte; ES: roca encajonante, hastiales; RU: вмещающая порода) is the rock, within which there is enclosed the ore deposition, vein, or other geological body with the useful mineral. In case of the inclined embedment of the listed bodies, they call the country rock as the lateral rock.