Abstract

The technique was developed to test for compositional differences between the dolomite from fragments and from the matrix of dolomitic arenites, because X-ray powder patterns failed to solve the problem. The method is based on a direct relation between the refractive indices of carbonates and their chemical composition, and is simply a rapid and accurate method for determining a critical refractive index.

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