Petrogenetic Classification of Carbonate Rocks

  title={Petrogenetic Classification of Carbonate Rocks},
  author={T. Wingate Todd},
ABSTRACT The Petrogenetic Classification of carbonate rocks is a complex but flexible nomenclatorial system developed in an effort to organize some of the descriptive properties of this extremely complicated group of rocks into a systematic and genetically significant relationship. The properties recognized in this classification are grouped under three headings: A) Compositional elements, B) Texture, and C) Chemical composition. Winnowing, and the roundness,sorting, and size of all… CONTINUE READING