Shale

Title

Shale

Alternative Title

Dark Shale

Identifier

FM-9

Description

Shale, foliated, and bearing organic matter, from the interbeds between sandstone layers. Fine grained laminated sands between shales were uncollectible, but present. Friable and fragile.

Thin Section:
Very fine to fine grain, poorly sorted quartz, feldspar, and pyroxene varying from sub rounded to angular.

Date

Oct., 11, 2013

Contributor

Western Minerals, lnc.

Spatial Coverage

Renggloch, Germany

Temporal Coverage

Mesozoic

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals, Inc.

Geolocation