Denise H. Mruk, 1989. "Diagenesis of the Capitan Limestone, Upper Permian, Mckittrick Canyon, West Texas", Subsurface and Outcrop Examination of the Capitan Shelf Margin, Northern Delaware Basin, Paul M. Harris, George A. Grover
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This paper is a summary of a diagenetic study of calcite cements in the Capitan Limestone, McKittrick Canyon, West Texas (Mruk, 1985). This study deciphers the diagenetic history of the Capitan Limestone using basic field observations, detailed cathodoluminescence petrography, and carbon and oxygen isotopes.
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Subsurface and Outcrop Examination of the Capitan Shelf Margin, Northern Delaware Basin
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