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Schaftenaar, Carl H. and Carlson, R. L. (1984): Calcite fabric and acoustic anisotropy in deep-sea carbonates
DSDP 72 516
Schaftenaar, Carl H.
Tex. A&M Univ., Dep. Geophys., College Station, TX, United States
Carlson, R. L.
Calcite fabric and acoustic anisotropy in deep-sea carbonates
Journal of Geophysical Research
American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States
X-ray goniometry, three samples from the Rio Grande Rise. Anisotropy ranges from 3.4 to 12.0%. Preferred orientation of calcite is not a significant contributor to compressional wave anisotropy in deep-sea sediments.--Modified journal abstract.
General geophysics; Oceanography; acoustical methods; acoustical properties; anisotropy; applications; Atlantic Ocean; body waves; calcite; carbonate sediments; carbonates; Deep Sea Drilling Project; deep-sea environment; DSDP Site 516; East Pacific; elastic waves; experimental studies; fabric; geophysical methods; interpretation; IPOD; Leg 72; marine environment; marine sediments; materials, properties; oceanography; P-waves; Pacific Ocean; preferred orientation; Rio Grande Rise; sediments; seismic waves; soil mechanics; South American Pacific; South Atlantic; South Pacific; Southeast Pacific; X-ray analysis; X-ray data; X-ray diffraction analysis;
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