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Photo ID: hjz9zbSubject: Sedimentary RocksDescription
Calcareous; Chalcedony; Dolomite; Flint; Iron Oxides; Oranogenetic; Permian; Petrology; Quartz; Redbeds; SiliciousAlibates Flint, distinctive for its varied coloration, occurs in dolomite outcrops atop Permian Aged Redbeds in the Canadian River breaks near Amarillo and Fritch, Texas. Early inhabitants left shallow pits as evidence of quarry activity.

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Credit Line: Courtesy National Park Service
North America; United States; Texas; Alibates Flint Quarries
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