Revisiting the Importance of Secondary Dissolution Pores in Tertiary Sandstones along the Texas Gulf

Abstract

Secondary pores are a well-documented diagenetic dissolution feature in siliciclastic sandstones, especially immature feldsparand rock-fragment-rich sandstones. The importance of dissolution pores, however, is still controversial. In quartzarenites this pore type may be minor, but in arkoses and litharenites, this pore type may be dominant. The Tertiary… (More)

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