Offshore Miocene sandstone thin section (Folk McBride Collection)

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Offshore Miocene sandstone (from Folk McBride Collection, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin). Example thin section from an offshore Texas miocene sandstone. Quart-rich medium sand. Well number SMI 236 A4. Imaging was done by Innova Plex, Inc. Please contact to obtain a license for their viewer/petrography software (VPViewer). The resolution for all samples and all magnifications is 0.24 micrometer per pixel. The file naming follows the template OffshoreMiocene_20.jpx_0.05x_1817_3486_ppl.jpg with: OffshoreMiocene_20 = Base name of the file 0.05x = magnification 1817, 3486 = location in the original image ppl = plain polarized light


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  • Kitty L. Milliken (The University of Texas at Austin)
  • Ayaz Mehmani (The University of Texas at Austin)


Nov. 11, 2019


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