reworked fossil


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reworked fossil

(riːˈwɜːkt)
n
(Palaeontology) a fossil eroded from sediment and redeposited in younger sediment. Also called: derived fossil
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The upper part is characterized by higher energy sediments with reworked fossils, closely packed together displaying a shift toward shoreface, representing a depositional setting of tidal flat environment.