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Folk_S_Classification

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22 Mar 2006 (Updated )

Folk plotting routine for Sand, Silt and Clay

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This script makes a ternary diagram for sand, silt and clay. The plot is based on Folk (1954), reference below.
 
This script is a modification of the TERNPLOT
script by Carl Sandrock (20020827), and the 'Schlee.m' written by Matt Arsenault.
 
  NOTE: The plotted result may be screen dependent. If this happens, simply use the magnify tool to zoom in on the plot.
         Sand
          / \
         / \
      Clay--- Silt
 
  Modified by: Matt Arsenault 20060222
 
 REFERENCE:
 Folk, R.L., 1954. The distinction between grain size and mineral composition in sedimentary rock nomenclature. Journal of Geology 62 (4), 344-359.
 
 TO RUN: Folk_S_Classification(Sand,Silt,Clay)

Acknowledgements

Ternplot, Shepard Ternary Plot, and Schlee.M inspired this file.

MATLAB release MATLAB 6.5.1 (R13SP1)
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