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n.1.(Geol.) A kind of shell limestone, whose strata form the middle one of the three divisions of the Triassic formation in Germany. See Chart, under Geology.
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Natural stone coverings to floors and stairs stone Kirchheimer Muschelkalk iL C120 honed, R9.
Microconchids of the species Microconchus valvatus (Munster in Goldfuss, 1831) from the Upper Muschelkalk (Middle Triassic) of Germany.
Consequently, individuals with a signature above the local range may have derived a larger proportion of their diet from the uplands, while a lower ratio could be connected to the consumption of large quantities of milk by cattle grazed on nearby Middle Triassic Muschelkalk (Bentley et al.