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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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The Stimson sandstone crisscrosses the Murray rocks in this mosaic from Curiosity.
The oolitic packstone-grainstone facies (F6) is arranged in meter thick massive beds with occasional large-scale crossbedding
* Grainstone containing oolits, bioclasts, and sedimentary structures such as crossbedding
Bedding is massive with minor crossbedding
. Some iron staining is present, but few if any pebbles are iron coated.