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By Peter A. Scholle

ISBN-10: 0891813586

ISBN-13: 9780891813583

This quantity expands and improves the AAPG 1978 vintage, a colour Illustrated consultant to Carbonate Rock ingredients, Textures, Cements, and Porosities (AAPG Memoir 27). Carbonate petrography may be very advanced. altering assemblages of organisms via time, coupled with the randomness of thin-section cuts via advanced shell kinds, upload to the trouble of deciding upon skeletal grains. in addition, simply because many fundamental carbonate grains are composed of volatile minerals (especially aragonite and high-Mg calcite), diagenetic alteration more often than not is kind of large in carbonate rocks. the variety of inorganic and biogenic carbonate mineralogy via time, even though, complicates prediction of styles of diagenetic alteration.This publication is designed to assist take care of such demanding situations. It contains a big choice of examples of mostly encountered skeletal and nonskeletal grains, cements, materials, and porosity varieties. It comprises large new tables of age distributions, mineralogy, morphologic features, environmental implications and keys to grain identity. It additionally incorporates a variety of noncarbonate grains, that take place as accent minerals in carbonate rocks or which may offer very important biostratigraphic or paleoenvironmental details in carbonate strata. With this advisor, scholars and different staff with little formal petrographic education may be in a position to study skinny sections or acetate peels below the microscope and interpret the most rock elements and their depositional and diagenetic heritage.

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