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An evaluation of alternative chemical classifications of sandstones

David A. Lindsey

An evaluation of alternative chemical classifications of sandstones

by David A. Lindsey

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Denver, Colo.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sandstone -- Classification,
  • Petrology -- Classification

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David A. Lindsey
    GenreClassification
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 99-346, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 99-346
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13626849M
    OCLC/WorldCa44012840

    most sandstones. Sands may also be de-rived from the supracrustal rocks, such as pre-existing sediments, low-grade metamorphic rocks, and eruptive igne-ous rocks. These rocks are capable of yielding rock particles of sand size, and these particles may form a significant part of some sandstones and be the dom-inant constituents in others. AN EVALUATION OF THE CHEMICAL DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN IGNEOUS AND METAMORPHIC ORTHOPYROXENES C. BnemecEARyyA, Department of Geology, Presidency College, Calcu India Assrracr Chemical analyses of orthopyroxenes Irom igneous rocks (67) and metamorphic rocks () have been evaluated in order to determine possible .

    Folk classification consists of one or two prefixes followed by a suffix. A recent study of carbonate classification within academia and industry by Lokier and Al Junaibi () [2] has highlighted a strong decline in the use of the Folk Classification with 89% of classifications employing some form of the Dunham classification system. Lithification is the process that turns loose, unconsolidated sediment into solid sedimentary rock. Learn about the three ways lithification is.

      The influence of individual clay minerals on formation damage of reservoir sandstones is reviewed, mainly through the mechanism of fine particle dispersion and migration leading to the accumulation and blockage of pore throats and significant reduction of by:   The paper describes the analyses and geotechnical testing of sandstones taken from a road cutting to the north east of Istanbul, Turkey. Samples were carefully selected in the field in order to obtain material representative of the complete weathering profile. Although unconfined compressive strength, point load index values and Schmidt hammer rebound Cited by: 7.


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Evaluation of alternative chemical classifications of sandstones (OCoLC) Print version: Lindsey, David A. Evaluation of alternative chemical classifications of sandstones (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File.

An evaluation of alternative chemical classifications of sandstones by David A. Lindsey 1 OPEN-FILE REPORT electronic edition Classification of some representative sandstones (Fig.

1A) This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U. Geological Survey editorial standards or with the North American File Size: KB. An evaluation of alternative chemical classifications of sandstones by David A. Lindseyi OPEN-FILE REPORT paper edition 1 Log (K20/Na20) Classification of some representative sandstones (Fig.

1A) This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U. Geological Survey editorial standards orCited by: Get this from a library. An evaluation of alternative chemical classifications of sandstones.

[David A Lindsey; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Sedimentary rock - Sedimentary rock - Classification of sandstones: There are many different systems of classifying sandstones, but the most commonly used schemes incorporate both texture (the presence and amount of either interstitial matrix—i.e., clasts with diameters finer than millimetre—or chemical cement) and mineralogy (the relative amount of quartz and the.

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An evaluation of alternative chemical classifications of sandstones / by: Lindsey, David A., Published: () The Canadian system of soil classification / Published: (). A Classification of Common Sandstones. of the many classifications that has noted an impact of chemical weathering on changes in sediment composition from the samples studied from well GDH.

The author has collected chemical analyses from the literature. All analyses with less than 5 per cent Al 2 O 3 (“quartzite” clan) were removed.

The remaining analyses were divided on a tectonic basis into three clans; taphrogeosynclinal, eugeosynclinal, and others (mainly exogeosynclinal).Cited by: Using the chemical classification scheme of Herron () the samples are classified as litharenites, wackes, Fe-sandstones, and sublitharenites (Fig.

Sandstones from the Branderfleck and Losenstein formations are mostly litharenites and wackes, whereas sandstones from the Rossfeld and Lech formations are mostly Fe-sandstones.

Carbonate cements are very common and abundant in clastic sequences. They profoundly influence the quality of hydrocarbon reservoirs and supply important information on palaeoenvironments and the chemical composition and flow patterns of fluids in Format: Paperback.

Chemical cleaning of sandstones The action of chemical cleaning agents on sandstone Research by Webster et al. () on the cleaning of sandstones points to a.

Three factors are believed to be of greatest genetic importance in the classification of sandstones. These are the provenance factor, the maturity factor, and the fluidity (density and viscosity) factor. Observable properties believed to be indexes of these three factors, respectively, are the feldspar/rock particle ratio, the quartz plus chert/feldspar plus rock fragment ratio, and the grain Cited by: (a) Siliceous rocks: These rocks have silica (and, quartz and flint) as their principal constituent and are very hard and durable, unaffected by weathering.

Chief types of siliceous rocks are Granites, Traps, Quartzite and Sandstones. (b) Calcareous rocks: Calcium carbonate or lime is the main constituent of these rocks. Crystalline and compact types are hard and durable. Other types of sandstones provenance. Other types of sandstones that are not included in the above categories are formed by the biochemical and chemical processes.

It is also called the sandstone rock hybrid varieties that have the form of glauconitic sandstones, phospate sandstones, and calcarenaceous ition: June Quartz Cementation in Sandstones 1st Edition by R. Worden (Editor), Sadoon Morad (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Price: $ The readership of this volume will include sedimentologists and petrographers who deal with the occurrence, spatial and temporal distribution patterns and importance of clay mineral cements in sandstones, geochemists involved in unraveling the factors that control clay mineral cement formation in sandstones and petroleum geoscientists involved Format: Paperback.

stimulate further research into the ways by which microbial mats influence physical, chemical and biotic characteristics of sandstones and shales. Chapter 2 of this atlas details structures attributed to living/modern microbial mats in their host clastic sediments.

It describes the path from initial biofilm (clusters of micro-organisms attached. Classification of Sandstone 1. There have been over fifty classification schemes proposed for sandstone. Most of those currently in use involve a ternary QFL (quartz, feldspar, lithic) plot for framework grains and a major division based on the relative amount of matrix.

Classification of Sandstone 2. Wackes are sandstones with more than than 15% matrix material, usually rich in clay and chlorite. This means by definition, wackes contain more than 5% clays and silts, thus are immature sandstones. This entry was posted in Geoscience and tagged classification, feldspathic arenite, lithic arenite, mineralogical maturity, quartz arenite.

Classifications of the sandstones were based on the methods adopted by [1, 8, 41, 42, 43]. Petrographic compositions of the Ecca sandstones are presented in Table 4. The Whitehill Formation of the Ecca Group is mainly made up of shale and by: 2.