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Petrography and facies of some upper Visean (Mississippian) limestones in north Wales

A. Banerjee
Petrography and facies of some upper Visean (Mississippian) limestones in north Wales
Journal of Sedimentary Petrology (September 1959) 29 (3): 377-390

Abstract

The succession studied marks the transition from marine carbonate deposition of the Carboniferous Limestone to the marine mud and sand deposition of the Millstone Grit, and includes a deep shelf or upper slope facies consisting mainly of bioclastic and subordinate crinoidal calcarenites, a lagoonal facies of coquina-lutites with shelly calcite mudstones and calcite siltstones and clay shales, and a shallow shelf facies of quartzose sandstones with varying amounts of bioclastic debris and interbedded silty shales.


ISSN: 0022-4472
Coden: JSEPAK
Serial Title: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology
Serial Volume: 29
Serial Issue: 3
Title: Petrography and facies of some upper Visean (Mississippian) limestones in north Wales
Author(s): Banerjee, A.
Pages: 377-390
Published: 195909
Text Language: English
Publisher: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Tulsa, OK, United States
Accession Number: 1959-000279
Categories: Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. (incl. sketch map)
N51°30'00" - N53°30'00", W05°15'00" - W02°40'00"
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of Geology Exclusive of North America, Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, United States
Update Code: 1959
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