Eolianite vs. Marine units

COLOUR grey to white grey to white with pink Homotrema rubrum
TEXTURE med. to fine grain, well to mod. sorting, rounded grains coarse to med. grained, rarely rubbly, poor to mod. sorting
STRUCTURES steep thick foresets, complex windward, rare ripples, burrows, roots, leaf casts shallow-dip beach stratification, parting lineations, rare cross-strat., ripples
SHAPE topo expression of dune tabular to lensoid
FOSSILS land snails esp. in poorly cemented pockets marine mega fossils, esp. molluscs, rarely corals or serpulid rubble

(from Land et al., 1967; Vacher, 1971)