microfacies

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From micro- +‎ facies.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

microfacies (plural microfacies)

  1. (petrology) The composition, features, or appearance of a portion of a facies small enough to be examined in thin sections, or in rock samples of similar size.

ReferencesEdit

  • 2004, Erik Flügel, Microfacies of Carbonate Rocks: Analysis, Interpretation, and Application, pg. 1.