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Middle Cretaceous Carbonate Bank on the Daiichi-Kashima Seamount at the Junction of the Japan and Izu-Bonin Trenches

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Masahiro Shiba
Masahiro Shiba
Natural History Museum Tokai University Shimizu, Shizuoka, Japan
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Published:
January 01, 1993

Abstract

Name: Daiichi-Kashima Seamount

Author: Masahiro Shiba

Location: From 35° 40′ to 36° north latitude and 142° 20′ to 142° 50′ east longitude, at the junction of the Japan and Izu-Bonin trenches

Geologic time interval: Middle Cretaceous, Aptian-Cenomanian

Tectonic-sedimentary setting: Guyot in the trench

Basin type: Carbonate bank and deep basin

Paleoclimate: semitropical

Platform type: Barrier reef

Platform geometry: 900 m in thickness, about 8 by 20 km in extent, and 3600–4000 m in depth

Facies and fossils: Mudstone, wackestone, packstone, grainstone, rudstone, boundstone; molluscs, corals, stromatoporids, benthic foraminifera

Systems tracts: Lagoon, shelf margin, basin

Stacking patterns: Not determined

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AAPG Memoir

Cretaceous Carbonate Platforms

J. A. Toni Simo
J. A. Toni Simo
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Robert W. Scott
Robert W. Scott
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Jean-Pierre Masse
Jean-Pierre Masse
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Volume
56
ISBN electronic:
9781629810973
Publication date:
January 01, 1993

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