It is crystalline, but yet fossiliferous, very hard, and not deteriorating much on exposure.
The abnormal character of much of the fossiliferous deposits.
Among the richest of the fossiliferous strata to which I have alluded are the books of Judges and Samuel.
Some kinds of deposits are more often fossiliferous than others.
They have yet another and fourth title, which is, fossiliferous Rocks.
This fossil-bearing set of strata he first styled the “fossiliferous greywacke series,” changing it in 1835 to “Silurian system.”
Professor Hitchcock gave the name of Champlain to the fossiliferous clays associated with the till of the Atlantic coast.
Here we discovered a fossiliferous bed intercalated between the variegated clays so peculiar to the Amazon.
It is fossiliferous, one of the commonest of its shells being the Terebratula.
Now, the fossiliferous strata of our globe afford similar proofs of varying climatic and physical conditions.