SEM Observations on Ion-milled Samples of Devonian Black Shales from Indiana and New York: The Petrographic Context of Multiple Pore Types
Published:January 01, 2013
Juergen Schieber, 2013. "SEM Observations on Ion-milled Samples of Devonian Black Shales from Indiana and New York: The Petrographic Context of Multiple Pore Types", Electron Microscopy of Shale Hydrocarbon Reservoirs, Wayne K. Camp, Elizabeth Diaz, Barry Wawak
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Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale and late Devonian New Albany Shale samples were argon-ion milled and studied by scanning electron microscope for petrographic features and pore development. Petrographic observations revealed that a finite number of pore types exist in spite of considerable variability in composition, depositional setting, and compaction history. The four major pore types are framework pores, framework shelter pores, dissolution pres within inorganic grains, and organic matter pores.
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