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Interpretation of Dolomites by Comparison to Marine Carbonates

January 01, 1993

In order for a carbonate component to be used in constructing a marine isotopic baseline, one must be able to identify altered components and sample only unaltered components or the unaltered portions of partially altered components (Popp, et al., 1986a). Researchers working with the shells and skeletons of marine invertebrates and those working with marine carbonate cements have developed different approaches for obtaining original marine isotope values.

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Dolomite Reservoirs: Geochemical Techniques for Evaluating Origin and Distribution

J. R. Allan
J. R. Allan
Allan Geological Analysis Fullerton, California, U.S.A.
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W. D. Wiggins
W. D. Wiggins
Chevron Petroleum Technology Company La Habra, California, U.S.A.
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists
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