Laminites of the Escuminac Formation

Laminites of the Escuminac Formation

Laminite beds are one of the most characteristic rock types in the Escuminac Formation. They consist of alternating thin layers of clay and silt that represent small cyclical variations in the ancient estuarial environment at Miguasha. These layers are usually rich in fossils.

Miguasha National Park
1995
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