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Composition of organic matter in marine sediments; preliminary data on hydrocarbon distribution in basins off southern California

Wilson L. Orr and Kenneth Orris Emery
Composition of organic matter in marine sediments; preliminary data on hydrocarbon distribution in basins off southern California
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America (September 1956) 67 (9): 1247-1257

Abstract

As part of a program to evaluate the influence of environment on the composition of organic matter in marine sediments and the changes in composition that occur in the upper zones of sediment, cores from several basins representing different environments off southern California were examined for extractable organic matter, hydrocarbon content, and certain other properties. The data are of particular interest in considerations of the early stages of petroleum formation.


ISSN: 1050-9747
Coden: BUGMAF
Serial Title: Bulletin of the Geological Society of America
Serial Volume: 67
Serial Issue: 9
Title: Composition of organic matter in marine sediments; preliminary data on hydrocarbon distribution in basins off southern California
Pages: 1247-1257
Published: 195609
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States
Accession Number: 1959-023310
Categories: Economic geology of energy sources
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus.
N32°30'00" - N42°00'00", W124°30'00" - W114°15'00"
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States
Update Code: 1959
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