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(of a stratum) be embedded among or between others.
- ‘It contains over 50 chest beds which are interbedded with shales, carbonaceous sandstones and minor tuffs.’
- ‘Il is composed of gray, greenish shales interbedded with silty mudstones and siltstones.’
- ‘They are interbedded with bioturbated muddy and sandy limestones, quartz-skeletal siltstones and sandstones.’
- ‘The emeralds are found in black calcareous shales interbedded with limestones of Cretaceous age.’
- ‘The section is dominated by quartzose grey and pink sandstone, interbedded with red-orange mudstones.’
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