Provides a very clear guide to sedimentary rock types as seen under the microscope supported by practical aspects of slide preparation.
Part 1: Terrigenous clastic rocks
Part 2: Carbonate rocks
Part 3: Other sedimentary rocks
Appendix 1: Preparation of a thin section of a rock
Appendix 2: Staining a thin section of a limestone
Appendix 3: Preparation of a stained acetate peel of a limestone.