|Figure 2-10. Horizontal stylolite (red arrows) in an echinoderm-oolitic grainstone. Note the many grains truncated by the stylolite. Also note that the fabric below the stylolite consists of ooids and echinoderm grains with oolitic coatings; ooids and oolitic coatings are less prominent above.
Photomicrograph was taken in plane-polarized light; field of view is 2.4 mm wide. Upton, Kentucky, U.S.A.; Sample ME24-2-2; thin section ME24-2-2. Sample collected by L. Bruce Railsback.
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