The layer in between.
Did you know that 100% of all Malta is composed of sedimentary rocks? They were all formed underwater through the slow but steady layering of sediments of particles settling underwater, relatively recently, between 7 and 35 million years ago.
The (harder) Coralline Limestones were formed in shallow waters and comprise the skeletal remains of algae, corals and molluscs, whereas the (softer, smoother) Globigerina Limestone, source of Malta’s honey coloured stone used for construction was formed at a period when the sea became deeper and is mostly made of the microscopic remains of a single-celled animal called globigerina.
(Source:- Living Stones: a brief guide to Malta’s geology by Evarist Bartolo)

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