Simple Lithology

grainstone

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carbonate grainstone more like this
unstar this property 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
star this property source Dunham 1962 more like this
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star this property broader carbonate sedimentary rock
star this property narrower grainstone
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star this property is primary topic of grainstone& properties=definition