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Microstructure of Sediments: Investigation with Ultrathin Sections

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Science  15 Mar 1968:
Vol. 159, Issue 3820, pp. 1236-1237
DOI: 10.1126/science.159.3820.1236

Abstract

Exaimnination of ultrathin sections of "undisturbed" marin1e sediments from the Gulf of Mexico indicates that they are chlaracterized by a loose, open, random arrangement of particles. The microstructures do not appear to conform entirely to either cardhouse or honeycomb structures.