November 21, 2013: Day 16, Moenkopi Red Beds
Collecting Moenkopi core
(1) The day shift collecting Moenkopi core. Its relatively greater induration leads to smoother and faster coreing and higher quality core.
Moenkopi core
(2) This is typical Moenkopi fine red sandstone core in its liner The greenish mottles are common and often trace out bedding.
Oriented Moenkopi core
(3) This is a piece  attaching to the bottom of the core in (2). The white line  indicates down along the axis of the core on the basis of the core orienation device and agrees with the bedding as highlighted by the green mottling in the core.

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