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Alabama Coastal Plain:
Biface: a piece of lithic materal flaked on both sides from the same platform; often symmetrical, pointed, and with a teardrop shape.
Core: a piece of lithic material from which flakes have been removed.
Fine to medium:
Flakes: a detatched piece of lithic material, usually exhibiting a platform, bulb of percussion, and a feather termination.
Intergranular pore space:
Marine shelf environment:
Plane polarized light:
Siliciclastic edimentary rocks:
Zeolite mineral clinoptilolite: