pseudo cross-bedding

pseudo cross-bedding

[′sü·dō ′krȯs ‚bed·iŋ]
(geology)
An inclined bedding produced by deposition in response to ripple-mark migration and characterized by foreset beds that appear to dip into the current.
A structure resembling cross-bedding, caused by distortion-free slumping and sliding of a semiconsolidated mass of sediments (such as sandy shales).