Core photograph of dolomitized shelfal packstone/wackestone
with leached fossil fragments. Unplugged fossil molds and
intercrystalline porosity are main contributors to the hydrocarbon
productivity of this reservoir rock. Gulf Oil Co. N14N well,
4413 ft depth, Central Basin Platform northwest of Odessa,
west Texas. Large scale divisions are centimeters.

© Peter A. Scholle, 1999

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