A compact fine-grained yellowish limestone used in lithography. It sometimes contains finely preserved Upper Jurassic fossils.
- The Solnhofen lithographic limestones are Late Jurassic in age and occur beneath a large part of Bavaria, southern Germany.
- They occur flattened on bedding plane surfaces of light-brown lithographic limestone.
- They're from this special kind of matrix called a lithographic limestone.
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