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  • The bony plates are overlain by horny scales.
  • The oldest is the Midway limestone and clays in a narrow strip whose western limit is nearly parallel to the western boundary of the Selma chalk; it includes: the Clayton formation, characterized by the hard blue Turritella limestone (so named from the frequent fossil (Turritella mortoni); and Porters Creek (previously called Flatwoods) clay, which is grey, weathering white, and is occasionally overlain by grey fossiliferous sandstone.
  • Large areas are overlain with trachyte, basalt, obsidian, tuff and pumice.
  • In the north the plateau is overlain by red and purple unfossiliferous sandstones, capped near its edge by a cherty limestone also unfossiliferous but possibly of Lower Cretaceous age.
  • This system rests unconformably on the Witwatersrand series and is unconformably overlain by the Transvaal system.

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