tidalite

tidalite

[′tīd·əl‚īt]
(geology)
Any sediment transported and deposited by tidal currents.
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Notably, if the tidalite data are taken at face value, the Moon's orbital migration may have slowed significantly sometime within the last 300 million years - a shift perhaps due to the changing arrangement of the Earth's continents.
A tidalite sediment laid down 900 million years ago in what is now Utah shows that the Earth's rotation was about 25 percent faster than it is now, giving the planet an 18-hour day, said Sonett.
Some biological systems (rythmites, tidalites, etc.