24 February 2014

Halite casts (hoppers) from the Wills Creek / Tonoloway Formations in West Virginia

Posted by Callan Bentley

While we’re out on Corridor H, let me show you some new halite casts I found (either the Wills Creek Formation or the Tonoloway Formation):



Salt casts are among my favorite primary structures. They speak very specifically to hypersaline depositional conditions.