Chapter 2. Textural and Mineralogical Analysis

  1. Dominic Emery and
  2. Andrew Robinson

Published Online: 8 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313987.ch2

Inorganic Geochemistry: Applications to Petroleum Geology

Inorganic Geochemistry: Applications to Petroleum Geology

How to Cite

Emery, D. and Robinson, A. (1993) Textural and Mineralogical Analysis, in Inorganic Geochemistry: Applications to Petroleum Geology, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313987.ch2

Author Information

  1. BP Exploration, 4/5 Long Walk, Stockley Park Uxbridge, Middlesex UB11 1BP, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 7 SEP 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632034338

Online ISBN: 9781444313987

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Keywords:

  • textural and mineralogical analysis;
  • mineralogical and textural analytical techniques;
  • transmitted light microscopy;
  • reservoir quality, petrography and geochemical analysis linkage;
  • mineral paragenesis and diagenetic mineral phase growth;
  • cathodoluminescence (CL) microscopy;
  • thermogravimetry (TG)-evolved water analysis (EWA);
  • transmission electron microscopy (TEM);
  • pore image analysis (PIA);
  • pore image analysis and backscatter electron microscopy, BSEM

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Transmitted light microscopy

  • Cathodoluminescence microscopy

  • Ultraviolet fluorescence microscopy

  • Scanning electron microscopy

  • Transmission electron microscopy

  • X-ray diffraction

  • Thermogravimetry-evolved water analysis

  • Pore image analysis