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Siltstone (15)

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General Lithology:Siltstone
Description:Bedded siltstone and finer-grained miudstone were deposited as silt and mud on the deep-sea floor. Later in Earth history the rock was exposed at the surface and eroded by glaciers, producing grooves, or striations, on the surface.
Representing:Mesozoic sedimentary rock of Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, deposited in the Triassic Period, about 180 million year
Where:WCSB north
Latitude:53.529523
Longitude:-113.52509

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