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Snapshots

  1. Loose Ooids

    Snapshot Title: Loose Ooids
    Taken by: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    To see unconsolidated, unlithified ooids, click here:

    gigapan.com/gigapans/123342



  2. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    The sample is 18 cm across at its widest point.



  3. bimineralic giant ooids

    Snapshot Title: bimineralic giant ooids
    Taken by: kaufman

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    the difference in the textures between the cores and cortices of these giant ooids suggests the possibility that they may have originally been composed of different forms of calcite. They are now com...



  4. Radial

    Snapshot Title: Radial
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Reminds me of spokes on a bicycle wheel...



  5. P sol

    Snapshot Title: P sol
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    These straight, flush grain boundaries suggest some compaction and accompanying pressure solution.



  6. Squished

    Snapshot Title: Squished
    Taken by: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Looks like someone's ear.