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Depositional Facies and Diagenetic History of the Trenton Limestone in Northern Indiana

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Daniel R. Fara
Daniel R. Fara
Indiana University Present address: Exxon Company USA Houston, Texas
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Brian D. Keith
Brian D. Keith
Indiana Geological Survey Bloomington, Indiana
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Published:
January 01, 1988

Abstract

The Trenton Limestone consists of skeletal sand and organic buildup facies that were deposited on a carbonate ramp under shallow-water open-marine conditions. Petroleum reservoirs occur in the Trenton only where hydrocarbon entrapment in both structural and stratigraphic traps preserved porosity in a regional dolostone.

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AAPG Studies in Geology

The Trenton Group (Upper Ordovician Series) of Eastern North America: Deposition, Diagenesis, and Petroleum

Brain D. Keith
Brain D. Keith
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Volume
29
ISBN electronic:
9781629811352
Publication date:
January 01, 1988

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