Carbonate Sedimentology and Petrology by Maurice E. Tucker

By Maurice E. Tucker

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Published via the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Short classes in Geology Series.

This quantity assumes a basic wisdom of carbonate mineralogy in addition to a familiarity with the final rules of sedimentology and specializes in particular versions of carbonate deposition and diagenesis. the final precept of uniformity of technique is mainly extensively utilized in carbonate sedimentology. The editors therefore concentration first on types in accordance with smooth settings. the appliance of those versions to historic carbonates completes the amount.

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194-216. G. L. Wilson, 1975, Middle Jurassic reef tract, central High Atlas, Morocco: Proceedings of the International Association of Sedimentologists, Theme VIII, 11 Middle Vol. N. Maltese Islands' their and palcoenvironment' v. 26, p. 577-593. P. A. , editors, The geology of continental margins' Springer-Verlag, New York, p. 137-155. , extinctions, 205-222. , 1979, Depositional model of Early Cretaceous coral-algal-rudist reefs, Arizona' American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v.

4-1. An idealized stratigraphic column representing the Phanerozoic and illustrating times when there appear to be no reefs or bioherms (gaps), times when there were only reef mounds and times when there were both reefs and reef mounds. The numbers indicate different associations of reef-building discussed in the text and arrows represent times of important faunal extinctions (after James, 1983). conspicuous skeletal Between these hyolithids, a matrix fossils elements of these mounds. are skeletons burrowing has destroyed the laminations.

577-593. P. A. , editors, The geology of continental margins' Springer-Verlag, New York, p. 137-155. , extinctions, 205-222. , 1979, Depositional model of Early Cretaceous coral-algal-rudist reefs, Arizona' American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 63, p. 1108-1128. T. , of impacts of large asteroids and comets on the Earth' Geological Society of America, Special Paper 190, p. 477-484. , M. M. , editors, Geological implication of impacts of large asteroids and comets on the earth' Geological Society of America, Special Paper 190, p.

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