planar cross-bedding

planar cross-bedding

[′plā·nər ′krȯs ‚bed·iŋ]
(geology)
Cross-bedding characterized by planar surfaces of erosion in the lower bounding surface.
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Planar cross-bedding with normal grading and superimposed minor-scale lamination within the cross beds, as rhythmically interstraufied of granule and sandy laminae resulting in decimeter scale to metre-scale tangential foreset bundles.
This facies is arranged in tabular to irregular beds (up to 0.3 m thick) with local planar cross-bedding and channelized bases.
Facies 5 is arranged in irregular beds (up to 0.4 m thick) with local planar cross-bedding. The facies is characterized by the presence of fragments of the red algae Marinella lugeoni and spherical to ovoid type 3 and type 4 ooids (Fig.