S11. Limestone - Bioclast-rich pelmicrite / packstone
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This sample can be classified using the Dunham/Folk Classification. Grains: mostly carbonate but some qtz. Sparite: 10%, Micrite: 60%. Non-skeletal grains: Monocryst qtz. Skeletal grains: Crinoid ossicles, echinoderm fragments (mostly), spines, forams, ostracods. Classification: Bioclast-rich pelmicrite / packstone . Diagenesis: Pressure solution seams / stylolites run through thin section. Lots of grains are broken and incomplete - high energy environment?

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Ma = Millions of years ago
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