Microscopic

Skeletal - Calcareous Algae - Rhodophytae (Al/2/Hol/Palau)

2.5x
5x
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10x
Outstanding feature Goniolothon
Folk Classification Goniolothon sparite
Dunham Classification Goniolothon boundstone
Common Grains Goniolothon fragments
Sorting None
Rounding None
Micritization & envelopes None
Cement & diagenetic fabric Spar locally fills voids
Porosity Leached 10%
Depositional Setting Reef
Diagenetic history Local micritization but original Goniolothon fabric well preserved

This is a Goniolothon fragment from the Holocene reefs of Palau Island collected by J. Harlan Johnson


Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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