R. Douglas Elmore, William Dunn, Craig Peck; Absolute dating of dedolomitization by means of paleomagnetic techniques. Geology ; 13 (8): 558–561. doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/0091-7613(1985)13<558:ADODBM>2.0.CO;2
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Paleomagnetic analysis, in conjunction with petrographic studies, is an approach whereby absolute dates can be placed on diagenetic events. Hematite is associated with dedolomite in the Lower Ordovician Kindblade Formation in south-central Oklahoma and is interpreted as a by-product of the dedolomitization of ferroan dolomite. Paleomagnetic results date the time of dedolomitization as Late Pennsylvanian-Early Permian. Dedolomitization was probably caused by oxidizing fluids with high calcium contents that migrated through the Kindblade Formation following uplift of the Arbuckle Mountains.