Focus on Sedimentary Environments

Pleistocene marine carbonate sands

The Miami Limestone, Florida

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Thin section of a sample of Miami Limestone from Coconut Grove, Miami. Plane-polarized light. Scale in mm.



View this sample in plane- and cross-polarized light. What is the main difference between this sample and the sample from Big Pine Key? List the sequence of events for the formation of each sample.

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