A finely laminated pedogenic carbonate coating

a finely laminated pedogenic carbonate coating developed on the underside of an alluvial clast of basalt

Detailed Description

Photograph of a finely laminated pedogenic carbonate coating developed on the underside of an alluvial clast of basalt from the Taos Plateau, northern New Mexico.  Detritus-poor pedogenic coatings are used to constrain minimum ages of alluvial deposition using U-series disequilibrium dating.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1430 x 414

Location Taken: US