oolitic limestone


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oolitic limestone

[‚ō·ə′lid·ik ′līm‚stōn]
(petrology)
An even-textured limestone made up almost entirely of calcareous ooliths with essentially no matrix.

oolitic limestone

A type of limestone characterized by minute spherical calcareous particles.
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(a) DS-D02, 2866.70 m, (b) DS-D09, 2866.78 m, and (c) DS-D12, 2868.08 of oolitic limestone in well DS1.
Oolitic limestone found in Baffin Bay, South Texas, attracts the trophy-trout crowd, who wade and relentlessly hunt the next Texas state record trout, since the last two came from here.
In this section, the technique is used to determine the source location of PLBs in a thick oolitic limestone disc.
Limestone texture ranges from a fine, even-grained variety known as "lithographic" limestone to a coarse rock composed of tiny spherical bodies called "oolitic limestone." Lower grades of limestone are used in road construction and in materials such as Portland cement and lime plaster.
The Cotswolds are oolitic limestone and were laid down perhaps 200 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the land and ammonites were abundant.
Predominantly consisting of sandstone and conglomerate, but including shale and minor algal and oolitic limestone in the uppermost Wilkie Brook Formation, the Horton Group is interpreted as comprising alluvial fan, braided fluvial, and lacustrine units deposited during the initial opening of the Maritimes Basin (e.g., McCutcheon and Robinson 1987).
Ketton stone, a machinable oolitic limestone, was sampled and tested by Buro Happold for creep and strength characteristics and to decide on an appropriate mortar.
The Hirnantian (uppermost Ordovician) oolitic limestone of the lower Fusselman Formation of the West Texas subsurface correlates directly with the Keel and Petit Oolites of Oklahoma (Fig.
The shelf facies of calcareous mudstone at the bottom of Changshan Formation overlies the shallow ramp facies of massive micritic and oolitic limestone in the upper part of Gushan Formation, while the shelf facies of calcareous mudstone at the bottom of Fengshan Formation covers the thick bedded oolitic grainstone of shallow ramp facies in the top part of Chnagshan Formation.
"It's not concrete, it's rare oolitic limestone from upper Umbria that has that wonderful rich, grey colour.
The spectral acquisition times and distance between analysis locations were 2 s and 20 [micro]m, 2 s and 10 [micro]m, and 12.5 s and 1.5 [micro]m for the Strimbes Limestone, the oolitic limestone and the coral samples, respectively.
'The stones are Oolitic limestone and easy to damage,' said Dr Vanessa Winchester, a leading lichen expert from Oxford University.