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Carbonate Classification

Compare and contrast the carbonate classification schemes of Folk and Dunham. Carbonate rocks are composed of allochems and orthochems. Allochems are the outside components, effectively grains that are the equivalent of clasts in sandstones. Orthochems are the inside components, the … Continue reading

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