Fossiliferous limestone from Vanuatu

Today Carissa Nix got to work on a Fossiliferous limestone from Vanuatu. Geochempet Services Pty Ltd services has worked extensively in the pacific island region on construction material from Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Manus Island.

In thin section the product is seen to consist of angular and subangular fragments of veined, finely crystalline limestone. The fossiliferous limestone fragments display fine mosaic crystalline textures, cut by numerous veins of mobilized calcite.