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Id Identification Type Name Description Distinguishing Features Tags
169 Lithofacies Diatom ooze
114 Lithofacies Diatomaceous carbonate mud
39 Mineral Dolomite Transparent colorless. Nonpleochroic. Extremely high birefringence. Equant cleavage rhombs, usually with sharp edges. High relief. Usually detrital but may be authigenic in some rare environments. Usually small (fine silt to clay) grains. Higher relief than calcite, and rhombs generally more equant than calcite, but can be difficult to conclusively distinguish from calcite. Rhombic
High-birefringence
carbonate
cleavage
high-relief
equant
transparent
colorless
salt