Simple Lithology


alt label
carbonate grainstone more like this
definition Carbonate sedimentary rock with recognizable depositional fabric that is grain-supported, and constituent particles are of intrabasinal origin; contains little or no mud matrix. Distinction from sandstone is based on interpretation of intrabasinal origin of clasts and grain-supported fabric, but grainstone definition does not include a grain size criteria. more like this
source Dunham 1962 more like this
broader carbonate sedimentary rock
narrower grainstone
in scheme simplelithology
is primary topic of grainstone