S15. Limestone - Fossiliferous
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This slide exhibits diverse fauna and abundant ooids – most components have a concentric micrite coatings. It is a useful slide for basic Folk-Dunham classification exercises. Ooid (showing concentric rings) and assorted shell fragments in sparry matrix (PPL/XPL). Coralline red algae (centre) and partially silicified ooid (PPL/XPL)

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Ma = Millions of years ago
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sedimentary
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