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Ooid-limestone

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A limestone composed almost entirely of ooids.
An even-textured limestone composed almost wholly of relatively uniform calcareous ooliths, with virtually no interstitial material. It is locally an important oil reservoir (such as the Smackover Formation in Arkansas), and is also quarried for building stone.


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Mineralogy of Ooid-limestoneHide

Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:

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