4. TecSand


This program can be used for tectonic discrimination of siliciclastic sediments or sedimentary rocks.

Verma, S. P.,  Armstrong-Altrin, J. S. (2013) New multi-dimensional diagrams for tectonic discrimination of siliciclastic sediments and their application to Precambrian basins, Chemical Geology, 355, 117–133.

Verma, S. P., Díaz-González, L.,  Armstrong-Altrin, J. S. (2016) Application of a new computer program for tectonic discrimination of Cambrian to Holocene clastic sediments, Earth Science Informatics, 9, 1–15.


You should be able to download the files needed to install and run TecSand. Similarly, you can also download example files and templates required to process your data.

You must paste your data in the appropriate template to process them in TecSand.

We would request you to kindly cite our papers, especially TecSand, in any document you prepare and send us the full reference of your document, and if possible, the document itself.



Note : To download the programs you must create a user account.


If you have any questions, please let us know.

email: ldg@uaem.mx, armstrong@cmarl.unam.mx



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