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A dolostone consiting of a rigid framework of colonies, shells and/or skeletons. Internal cavities are filled with fine sediment. Ankerite is the predominant carbonate mineral.
Classification of Ankerite-framestoneHide
Mineralogy of Ankerite-framestoneHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present: