Wacke, graywacke and matrix-what approch to immature sandstone classification?

@inproceedings{Dott1964WackeGA,
  title={Wacke, graywacke and matrix-what approch to immature sandstone classification?},
  author={Jr. Robert H. Dott},
  year={1964}
}
ABSTRACT Huckenholz (1963) showed that the original arkose and graywacke overlap completely in both texture and composition; perhaps suppression of one or both terms in indicated. Graywacke has the longer, if not more significant (albeit confused), history. For 100 years in Germany and 50 in Britain, before development by Sorby of thin section petrography, graywacke was used as a purely hand specimen term based chiefly upon texture. It seems pointless to change this emphasis for an important… CONTINUE READING

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