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The condition of having laminae lying transverse to the main stratification planes of the strata; occurs only in granular sediments. Also known as cross-lamination; cross-stratification.
In sedimentary rocks, inclined laminations or bedding which lends textural and color pattern to building stone of such material.
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Moreover, it is confined to the western and southern shores of the Tuttensee (Figure 1) and shows fluvial crossbedding
in a gravel pit.
Grainstone containing oolits, bioclasts, and sedimentary structures such as crossbedding
Eight main lithofacies can be recognized, representing primarily deltaic and prodeltaic paleoenvironments, including the notable occurrence of tidally-influenced distributary channels with tidal rhythmites and mud-draped dune-scale crossbedding