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rhodolite

[′rōd·əl‚īt]
(mineralogy)
A violet-red garnet species composed of a mixture of almandite and pyrope in about a 3:1 ratio.
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The biogenic grains comprise strongly bored melobesoidean thallus and rhodolite fragments, eroded lepidocyclinid tests and test fragments, including Lepidocyclina yurnagunensis, Lepidocyclina undosa (Fig.
The limestone samples KB-4/1 and KB-4/2 from the exposure 1,5 km further east from the bridge on the Interamericana highway show a similar grainstone textured microfacies (Tables 1 and 2) consisting of larger foraminifera, rhodolite and melobesoidean thallus fragments.
They all consist of rhodolite, algal and larger foraminiferal pack-stone-grainstone facies.
Sequence Fila de Cal Facies Bioclastic larger foraminiferal -calcareous algal packstone -grainstones and rhodolite -foraminiferal rudstones Microfacies (MF) 1 2 3 4a 4b KB- (1) 2/1-2/3 HST- 3/9 3/5 3/5 1/1-1/4 6/4 Foraminifera Nummulites panamensis * Nummulites trinitatensis * * * Nummulites floridensis * * * Helicostegina polygyralis * * Helicostegina polygyralis paucispera Amphistegina floridana Amphistegina sp.
The section directly exposed on the roadside consists of massive and thick-bedded light grey to white limestone deposits bearing larger foraminifera, red-algal fragments and rhodolites. They build part of the El Cajon anticline, a NW-SE oriented asymmetrical drag fold which limbs fall 60-70[degrees]NE and 80[degrees]SW and linked to the Rio Grande de Terraba thrust fault (Mora, 1979) (Fig.
All microfacies MF1 samples KB-2/1, KB-2/2 and KB-2/3 build a compacted bioclastic packstone bearing mainly large lepidocyclinids, coralline algal fragments and rhodolites. The facies rich larger foraminifera assemblage comprises individuals of the species Lepidocyclina pustulosa pustulosa (Fig.
Often rhodolites are strongly bored by microorganisms and infiltrated with biomicrite and algal pellets.
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