Microscopic

Grapestones, Peloids & Corals (Int/21/Miss/Wyo)

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Outstanding feature Grains and corals
Folk Classification Intrasparite
Dunham Classification Intraclastic grainstone
Common Grains Grapestone, peloids & corals
Sorting Biomodal but good
Rounding Well rounded
Micritization & envelopes Intense micritization of grapestones
Cement & diagenetic fabric Equant bladed crusts and fill
Porosity Interparticle 7%
Depositional Setting Moderate to high energy shoal
Diagenetic history Probable freshwater diagenesis

Too bad the thin section transparency of the grains was not too good but the coral fragments look good!!!


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