Particle Shape


star this property definition A clastic sedimentary particle showing considerable but incomplete abrasion and an original general form that is still discernible, and having many of its edges and corners noticeably rounded off to smooth curves, such as a cobble with a reduced number (5-10) of secondary corners, a considerably reduced area of the original faces, and a roundness value between 0.35 and 0.49 (midpoint at 0.41). more like this
star this property source Powers, M. C., 1953 A new roundness scale for sedimentary particles. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 23, p. 117-119 more like this
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sub rounded
star this property is primary topic of sub rounded& properties=prefLabel
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