Folk Classification

The Folk classification is a technical descriptive classification of sedimentary rocks devised by Robert L. Folk, an influential sedimentary petrologist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas.

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Limestone - Classification - Folk Classification
... Folk developed a classification system that places primary emphasis on the detailed composition of grains and interstitial material in carbonate rocks ... The Folk system uses two-part names the first refers to the grains and the second is the root ... It is helpful to have a petrographic microscope when using the Folk scheme, because it is easier to determine the components present in each sample ...

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