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Journal of Sedimentary Research (SEPM)


Journal of Sedimentary Petrology
Vol. 34 (1964)No. 2. (June), Pages 423-426

A Technique for the Study of Surface Textures of Sand Grains with Electron Microscopy: NOTES

David Krinsley, Taro Takahashi


A technique for examining the surface textures of sand grains with the electron microscope is described and the basic principles for interpretation of electron micrographs are explained and illustrated. This technique is shown to be a powerful tool for the determination of the origin, history and transportation of sand deposits.

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