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Stylolites: A review by Renaud Toussaint, et al.

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Stylolites: A review
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Publisher: arXiv.org
Number of pages: 88

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Stylolites are ubiquitous geo-patterns observed in rocks in the upper crust, from geological reservoirs in sedimentary rocks to deformation zones, in folds, faults, and shear zones. These rough surfaces play a major role in the dissolution of rocks around stressed contacts, the transport of dissolved material and the precipitation in surrounding pores.

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