Exposure of algal mound and mound flank facies, Worland Limestone
Worland Limestone outcrop showing bluish gray algal
at left-center flanked on either side by light gray limestone consisting
largely of fragmented algal plates and clasts of algal-mound limestone,
with scattered brachiopods, gastropods, and crinoid debris. Yellow
weathering limestone above the algal zone is rich in fusulinid forams.
close-up of algal mound facies
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