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Sandstone Diagenesis

During diagenesis a sandstone may undergo compaction, cementation and dissolution. Detail these processes and explain why they are important factors that must be considered by petroleum geologists. Diagenesis is the lithification of loose sediment into solid rock through compaction, cementation, … Continue reading

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Belogradchik, Bulgaria

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Belogradchik is a UNESCO and European Geopark in northwestern Bulgaria. The same region contains the Magura and Kozarnika caves. Geologic Context In the early to middle Triassic, the region was an subarid upland, flooded by a sea during the middle … Continue reading

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