- lying between beds or strata of a different rock or mineral; interstratified.
Origin of interbedded
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The coal is found, as already described, interbedded with shales and sandstones.
Followed along their outcrop such rocks sooner or later become mixed and interbedded with ordinary sedimentary matter.Fragments of Earth Lore
Near Lithgow extensive deposits of limonite, or clay-band ore, are interbedded with coal.
In the Little Cumbrae they appear on the east side, where they underlie and are interbedded with the lavas.
The chief rocks of the Campbell Rand series are limestones and dolomites, with some interbedded quartzites.
- geology occurring between beds, esp (of lava flows or sills) occurring between strata of a different origin or character