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【Rocks under the Microscope】Published: Sept. 23, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 376 7

A photomicrograph dataset of He-8 Member sandstone from the Upper Paleozoic in northeastern Ordos Basin

Shi Ge, Hu Zuowei, Li Yun et al.
Keywords: Ordos Basin;Upper Paleozoic;He-8 Member;sandstone;microscopic image

Abstract:There are abundant gas resources in the Upper Paleozoic of northern Ordos Basin. He-8 Member is the main gas production layer in Sulige gas field. But up to now, He-8 Member has been mainly studied...

【Biodiversity in China】Published: Sept. 22, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 2084 4

The catalogue of county-level seed plants in northwest Yunnan

Li Wenqing, Yin Zhaoji, Chen Kaiyun et al.
Keywords: northwest Yunnan;seed plants;county-level;catalogue

Abstract:Located in the southern part of Hengduan Mountains, northwest Yunnan is one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots. However, despite its rich plant diversity, the region has been understudied as a lo...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Published: Sept. 21, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 390 2

A photomicrograph dataset of Early-Middle Jurassic rocks in the Tibetan Tethys Himalaya

Han Zhong, Hu Xiumian
Keywords: thin section;polarized photomicrograph;Tethys Himalaya;Jurassic;carbonate rocks

Abstract:Well exposed in the Tethys Himalaya of southern Tibet, China, the Jurassic is important for studying the evolution of paleo-ocean, paleoenvironment and paleogeography in the eastern Tethys. It is a...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Published: Sept. 18, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 386 2

A carbonate microscopic image dataset of the Permo-Carboniferous Taiyuan Formation from the southern margin of North China Block

Ma rui, Liu chao, Yang Jianghai et al.
Keywords: south of North China;Late Paleozoic;bioclastic limestone;micrographs

Abstract:In this study, we collected and sorted out the limestone micrographs of three sections from the Permo-Carboniferous Taiyuan Formation in western Henan, spanning a multiphase zone including lagoon, ...

【Data Paper】Published: Sept. 17, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 2182 48

A dataset of township-level population density in China (2010)

Wang Juanle, Wang Xiaojie, Wang Mingming et al.
Keywords: demography;population density;spatial distribution;township-level;China

Abstract:Township is so far the smallest unit for official demographic statistics in China. When correlated with administrative boundary, demographic data can be used to analyze the spatial distribution of ...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Published: Sept. 16, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 268 5

A photomicrograph dataset of Cretaceous siliciclastic rocks from Xigaze Forearc basin, southern Tibet

Zhang Yiqiu, An Wei, Hu Xiumian
Keywords: Southern Tibet;Xigaze forearc basin;Cretaceous;siliciclastic rocks;thin section;polarized photomicrograph

Abstract:Developed along the southern margin of the Lhasa terrane, the Cretaceous Xigaze forearc basin in southern Tibet records the northward subduction of the Neo-Tethys to the Lhasa terrane. The Xigaze f...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Published: Sept. 3, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 983 10

A carbonate micrograph dataset of Feixianguan Formation in northwestern margin of Upper Yangtze

Chai Hanbing, Xing Fengcun, Gu Qiang et al.
Keywords: northwestern margin of Upper Yangtze;Lower Triassic Feixianguan Formation;carbonate rock;biological extinction;micro-atlas

Abstract:Carbonate platform-basin facies developed during the early Triassic Feixianguan Formation in the northwestern margin of the Upper Yangtze. Studies of rock characteristics under microscope, such as ...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Published: Sept. 1, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 379 5

A photomicrograph dataset of rocks for petrology teaching at Nanjing University

Lai Wen, Jiang Jingxin, Qiu Jiansheng et al.
Keywords: thin section;polarized photomicrograph;sedimentary rocks;igneous rocks;metamorphic rocks;petrology;Nanjing University

Abstract:Thin sections have always played an irreplaceable role in the nearly 100-year history of petrology teaching and research in the School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University. Despite...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Published: Aug. 31, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 899 8

Polarized light micrograph dataset of Late Cretaceous-Eocene rock thin sections from western Tarim Basin, Xinjiang

Zhang Shijie, Hu Xiumian
Keywords: thin section;polarized light micrograph;carbonate rocks;western Tarim Basin;Late Cretaceous-Eocene

Abstract:Late Cretaceous-Eocene carbonate rocks (with some sandstone or mixed siliciclastic-carbonate interlayers) widely expose in western Tarim Basin, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Study of the...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Published: Aug. 31, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 1083 10

A micrograph dataset of Permian volcanolithic sandstone-laden fragments from southwest China

Feng Wei, He Feng, Zhou Yinsheng et al.
Keywords: Permian sandstone;volcanic lithic fragment;southwest China;micrographs;digitization

Abstract:We collected micrographs of Permian volcanolithic sandstone-laden fragments from southwestern China and build this microscopic image dataset. This paper is an endeavor to present this dataset and t...