Polished slab of typical, finely laminated, very fine-grained basinal sandstone/siltstone. Sample from
middle of Bell Canyon Formation. See text for discussion of possible origins. Roadside outcrop along
U.S. Highway 62-180 approximately 2 km south of intersection with road to McKittrick
Canyon, Culberson Co., Texas.


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