Fabric

Bet Shean Z

Site: 
Provenance: 
Unknown; presumably local marl source
Clay: 
This group is characterized by foraminiferous marl and rare silt (<1%) that contains mainly quartz, accompanied by iron oxides.
Temper: 
The temper (>5% up to <10%) includes poorly sorted, angular chert (<1% up to <5%), limestone (>1% up to >3%), travertine (>1% up to >3%) and foraminiferous chalk (>1%).
Characteristic Inclusions: 
Chert
Limestone
Travertine
Chalk