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Carbonate sediment is produced in carbonate factories. This is part of the of  How To…series…  on carbonate rocks Most carbonate ..read more
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A post in the How to… series on carbonate mineralogy – limestone classification The classification of carbonate rocks, like that of ..read more
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Geological Digressions by Brian.ricketts@xtra.co.nz - 2w ago
A post in the How to… series on carbonate mineralogy – carbonate mud Micrite – a sensible contraction of microcrystalline calcite ..read more
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A post in the How to… series on carbonate mineralogy – non-skeletal components Ooids, pisoids, oncoids and pelloids comprise the most ..read more
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A post in the How to… series on carbonate mineralogy Like sandstone, limestones are made up of framework components and variable ..read more
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Geological Digressions by Brian.ricketts@xtra.co.nz - 2w ago
This is the first of a How To…series…  on carbonate rocks – the mineralogy of calcite, aragonite and dolomite. If the arithmetic ..read more
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Porosity and permeability – the flow of water and other geofluids Nearly all geological processes require the presence of water in one ..read more
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Geological Digressions by Brian.ricketts@xtra.co.nz - 1M ago
This post is part of the How To…series – using zircon geochronology to decipher provenance Zircon is a common accessory mineral in ..read more
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Geological Digressions by Brian.ricketts@xtra.co.nz - 2M ago
This post is part of the How To…series – Provenance, sedimentary basins and plate tectonics Deciphering the history of sedimentary ..read more
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Geological Digressions by Brian.ricketts@xtra.co.nz - 2M ago
Provenance – the origin of sand This post is part of the How To… series Provenance is an investigative process that attempts to find ..read more

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