Stratigraphy and lithology
Section editor – PhD in geology and mineralogy Kirichkova A.I.
Article # 21_2012 submitted on 02/21/2012 displayed on website on 04/19/2012
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Possibilities of computed microtomography application in micropalaeontological and lithological studies*
*The article is presented in two languages, Russian and English.

Possibilities of the computed X-ray and optic tomography in the micropalaeontological and lithological studies are considered. X-ray microtomography allows determining phosphate microfossils (conodonts) avoiding special sample preparation; evaluate the total porosity and concentration of sulfides. The optic microtomography promises results in histological study of conodont elements.
Key words: tomography, micropalaeontology, conodonts, foraminifers, lithology, carbonates, silicites.
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