Skeletal Grain types

Ostracods

1. Ostracod

Ostracod shell with the two articulated valves in a skeletal wackestone of lacustrine depositional environment.

Thin section kindly provided by T. Geel, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

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2. Ostracod

Skeletal wackestone to packstone with valves of ostracods.

Thin section kindly provided by T. Geel, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

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3. Ostracod

Sub-millimetre size ostracods in an interpaticle cavity of a skeletal lithoclastic rudstone/packstone.

Thin section kindly provided by T. Geel, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

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4. Ostracod

Porous skeletal grainstone containing ostracods from the Eocene Bassein Formation, Bombay High, offshore India.

Eocene, Bassein Formation, Bombay High, offshore India

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5. Ostracod

Section of a recent ostracod from the Lagoa Salgado, Brazil.

Recent, Lagoa Salgado, Brazil

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ostracods in interparticle cavity

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ostracods in interparticle cavity