Focus on Sedimentary Environments

A Pliocene carbonate beach

Roman Quarry near Cala Pi, Mallorca, Spain

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limestone slice
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Polished slice of the limestone.


Many of the pore spaces have been artificially filled with resin (translucent, light brown).

What type of pores are seen here? (If you are uncertain about porosity types, check on the web before answering the question).

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