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A Colour Atlas of Carbonate Sediments and Rocks Under the Microscope

By: AE Adams and WS MacKenzie

180 pages, Col photos

Manson Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #70734 | ISBN: 1874545847
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #70733 | ISBN: 1874545839
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A full colour range of features for identifying an enormous diversity of grain types and textures in sedimentary rocks.

The quality of colour illustrations is of the highest standard. The images are sharp, and the colour reproduction is excellent Min Mag behooves even the veteran petrologist to have access to this new publication by Adams and MacKenzie. American Mineralogist An immensely useful book. It is the next best thing to being lead through a collection of slides by an experienced tutor... It will appeal to geologists at every level...Unlike many books written to be kept by the microscope, it opens flat. Microscopy & Imaging News


Introduction. Staining. Coated Grains: Definitions Ooids Pisoids Oncoids Other Coated Grains. Peloids, Aggregate Grains, Intraclasts & Lithoclasts. Bioclasts: Introduction Bivalves Gastropods Cephalopods Brachiopods Corals Stromatoporoids Sponges Bryozoans Foraminifera Echinoderms Calcareious Algae Trilobites Ostracods Worm Tubes and Vermiforms Tentaculites Tintinnids Radiolarias Microbial Structures Diagenesis: Introduction Micritization edogenic Features Cementation Compaction & Tectonic Features Neomorphism Microspar & Pseudospar Dolomites Dedolomites Silica Evaporite & Pyrite Cements and Replacement Porosity Limestone Classification Cathodoluminescence Bibliography Index

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