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Snapshots

  1. Grain boundaries impinging

    Snapshot Title: Grain boundaries impinging
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Flat Pebble Conglomerate, Gros Ventre Formation
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Clear evidence of pressure solution. Also note the other grains along strike to the right.



  2. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Flat Pebble Conglomerate, Gros Ventre Formation
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    This is 1 centimeter.



  3. Weathering rind

    Snapshot Title: Weathering rind
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Flat Pebble Conglomerate, Gros Ventre Formation
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    This pebble (green) has a weathering rind (brown).



  4. Bedding

    Snapshot Title: Bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Flat Pebble Conglomerate, Gros Ventre Formation
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    This pebble contains pre-existing (i.e., pre-pebble-ification) layering.



  5. Grain boundaries

    Snapshot Title: Grain boundaries
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Flat Pebble Conglomerate, Gros Ventre Formation
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    One grain (green) impinges on its neighbor (brown). P-sol!



  6. P-sol

    Snapshot Title: P-sol
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Flat Pebble Conglomerate, Gros Ventre Formation
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Another set of grain truncations that suggests strain accomplished via pressure solution.



  7. More truncated grain boundaries

    Snapshot Title: More truncated grain boundaries
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Flat Pebble Conglomerate, Gros Ventre Formation
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Evidence of pressure solution.



  8. Suture

    Snapshot Title: Suture
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Flat Pebble Conglomerate, Gros Ventre Formation
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Pressure solution!