flaser


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flaser

[′flā·zər]
(geology)
Streaky layer of parallel, scaly aggregates that surrounds the lenticular bodies of granular material in flaser structure; caused by pressure and shearing during metamorphism.
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8 in this paper), and depending on the amount of pelite, the stratification pattern may be represented by wavy or flaser bedding.
The heterolitic sediments record tidal influence by means of mud drapes, lenticular and flaser bedding and most probably represent deposition in interdistributary bays (e.g., Elliot, 1974; Wright, 1985).