HIGH RESOLUTION X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY FOR PETROLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SPELEOTHEMS

@inproceedings{Vanghi2015HIGHRX,
  title={HIGH RESOLUTION X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY FOR PETROLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SPELEOTHEMS},
  author={Valentina Vanghi and Eneko Iriarte and Arantza Aranburu and Eneko Iriarte},
  year={2015}
}
High resolution X-ray computed tomography (HRXCT) has been barely used in speleothem science. This technique has been used to study a Holocene stalagmite from Praileaitz Cave (Northern Spain) to evaluate its potential for petrologic studies. Results were compared with those derived from the routine procedures and a very good correlation was found. Our work indicates that HRXCT can be considered as a useful tool for a rapid and non-destructive characterization of the speleothem, providing… 

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