Fabric

Bet Shean D3

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Provenance: 
Nahal Harod
Clay: 
This is a sub-group of Bet Shean D. This group is characterized by the same temper (<10-15%) as in group D, accompanied by angular grog particles (<1-5%). The matrix of this group is calcareous and silty (3-10%). The silt contains quartz (dominant), with limestone, iron oxides, plagioclase, mica, pyroxene, and calcite.
Temper: 
Angular grog particles (<1-5%). The temper (<10-15%) includes poorly sorted sand of limestone (dominant) accompanied by rare travertine and rounded basalt and (or) tuff grains (basalt grains were observed in 40% of the samples
Characteristic Inclusions: 
Limestone sand
Travertine
Basalt
Tuff
Grog