lenticle


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lenticle

[′len·tə·kəl]
(geology)
A bed or rock stratum or body that is lens-shaped.
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The cranial material was found in a fossiliferous lenticle contained within the Upper Wanimo Group, a soft, blue, fossiliferous mudstone that is overlain by a layer of coarse gravel beds (Hossfeld 1949, 1965).