oosparite

oosparite

[‚ō·ə′spa‚rīt]
(petrology)
A limestone containing at least 25% ooliths and no more than 25% intraclasts in which the sparry-calcite cement is more abundant that the carbonate-mud matrix.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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2) C Oosparite; sandstone; Ooidal to bioclastic nodular limestone grainstone; sandy with archaeocyaths channels; archaeocyathan- microbial reefs; hyolith-rich wakestone B Grey bedded limestone Fenestral, peloidal with birdseyes; algal and microbial grainstone; mats; stromatolites; ooidal grainstone; intrapelsparrudite bioclastic wackestone to mudstone A Massive and laminated dolomicrite; pelsparite; pelsmicrite; intrapelsparite; oosparite; cryptalgal laminites Lithofacies Wotte (2009) (codes from Cremenes(1) and Fig.