Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Recalculated modal point-count data for sandstones of the Jhumara, Jhuran and Bhuj Formations, respectively

From: Petrography of Middle Jurassic to Early Cretaceous sandstones in the Kutch Basin, western India: Implications on provenance and basin evolution

  QFL(%)
Sample no. Quartz (Q) Feldspar (F) Lithic fragments (L/R)
Bhuj Formation
 B-6 57 40 3
 B-5 59 40 1
 B-4 56 43 1
 B-3 60 37 3
 B-2 54 45 1
 B-1 70 29 1
 Avg. 59 39 2
 SD ±5 ±5 ±1
Jhuran Formation
 MP-5 59 40 1
 MP-4 61 36 3
 MP-3 59 37 4
 MP-2 62 36 2
 MP-1 62 36 2
 U-7 59 38 3
 U-6 57 40 3
 U-5 56 40 4
 U-4 55 42 3
 U-3 57 39 4
 U-2 57 39 4
 U-1 59 38 3
 M-7 55 43 2
 M-6 57 41 2
 M-5 65 34 1
 M-4 57 42 1
 M-3 48 51 1
 M-2 58 41 1
 M-1 40 59 1
 Avg. 57 41 2
 SD ±5 ±6 ±1
Jhumara Formation
 J-6 65 34 1
 J-5 66 32 2
 J-4 57 42 1
 J-3 53 46 1
 J-2 44 52 4
 J-1 36 61 3
 Avg. 54 44 2
 SD ±10 ±9 ±1