Some microscopic characteristics of the Bend and Ellen-burger limestones by Johan August Udden

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  • Limestone,
  • Texas -- Geology

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Description letterpress on versos facing the plates.

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Statementby J.A. Udden and V.V. Waite ...
SeriesUniversity of Texas bulletin, no. 2703: Jan. 15, 1927
ContributionsWaite, Verdi Valentine,
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
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Open LibraryOL16704526M

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The increasing importance of limestones and dolomites as reservoir rocks and the use of thin-section fossils in subdividing carbonate platforms gave substantial impetus to the progress of microfacies research.

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