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vugular porosity

1. n. [Geology]

Pore space consisting of cavities or vugs. Vugular porosity can occur in rocks prone to dissolution, such as limestone, in which case it is secondary porosity.

See: limestoneporositysecondary porosityvug

Photomicrograph of a vug.
Photomicrograph of a vug.