intraclast

intraclast

[′in·trə‚klast]
(geology)
A fragment of limestone formed by erosion within a basin of deposition and redeposited there to form a new sediment.
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Coskinolina, Dictioconus and Valvulinid) and pelloid and intraclast along with marine fauna (Echinoids), sorting and grain -supported texture proposed the deposition of JA1 and JA2 in the shallow open lagoon environment of the inner ramp.
The unit often displays other hydrodynamic structures such as ripple marks, cross-lamination thrusting, features cutting and filling gaps with intraformal conglomerates with argillaceous silt intraclast grading features at the top.
Alternation of dolomite and thick-bedded Limestone containing pellet, ooid, intraclast
The non skeletal grains identified from the petrological study are intraclast,pelletsandooidswhiletheskeletalgrainsrepresentthefossilcontent.
Distribution curve of bioclast in the lower part is varied and this shows its abundance in compare with plate, extraclast and intraclast.
These transported aggregates, as well as clay aggregates unrelated to coatings, are similar to sepiolite intraclasts described in other studies (Khoury et al.
In this paper we show that desiccation mudcracks, storm-produced intraclasts, intraformational conglomerate, and bird's-eye structures taken together indicate an intertidal and supratidal environment during deposition of the Kokomo Limestone.
The two most common occurrences of fine-grained materials are as mudstone intraclasts (lithofacies Se) and as thin mudstone drapes above bar-platform or dune deposits (lithofacies Fm).
Ooid nuclei are dominated by bryozoan fragments, echinoderm ossicles, peloids, intraclasts, and gastropods, in order of decreasing abundance.
bored intraclasts from the Plio-Pleistocene gravels of West Tennessee.
Bioclasts, voids, and pelites intraclasts are absent as is any layering.