Ain Tobi formation

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Published: 01 January 1966
Micropaleontology (1966) 12 (1): 65-70.
...K. H. A. Gohrbandt Abstract Thomasinella punica, Buccicrenata libyca n.sp., and Praealveolina cretacea tenuis from the lower Cenomanian (Cretaceous) Ain Tobi formation of the Kussabat area, northwest Libya, are described. Data on the stratigraphy of the section exposed along the Homs-Kussabat road...
Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 October 2003
GeoArabia (2003) 8 (4): 601-620.
... Khuff Formation ( Al-Husseini, 2000 ). The metasediments in Khabb-1 were dated at 636–605 Ma (M.N. Bass 1981, in Husseini 1989 ). In ‘Ain Dar-196 in the Ghawar Anticline, folded sandstones and shales dated at 671–604 Ma were encountered below the Upper Cambrian-Lower Ordovician Saq Formation (T.H...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 2018
AAPG Bulletin (2018) 102 (10): 1913-1939.
... States; and (4) a single well data set calibrated to seismic from the Lower Cretaceous of the North West Shelf, Australia. The first example is from the Campanian Star Point Sandstone, Blackhawk Formation and Castlegate Sandstone of the Wasatch Plateau and Book Cliffs, Utah, United States ( Figure...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1975
AAPG Bulletin (1975) 59 (3): 413-450.
... the Ain Tobi, Jefren, and Garian Formations of Libya and the Zebbag of Tunisia ( Fig. 11 ). The Late Cretaceous transgression covered most of North Africa and reached the Hoggar during late Cenomanian ( Furon, 1963 ). Whereas depositional limits of earlier units were in or just south of the study area...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2013
The Canadian Mineralogist (2013) 51 (5): 771-784.
.... 2007 ). Some grossular, spessartine, andradite, uvarovite, and hydrogarnet samples may show birefringence under cross-polarized light, which may indicate that they are not optically isotropic ( e.g. , Rossman & Aines 1991 , Deer et al. 1992 , McAloon & Hofmeister 1993 ). Several features...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 January 2008
GeoArabia (2008) 13 (1)
... into a number of formations and members based on lithological characteristics of various rock sequences. One of the distinct sandstone sequences, the Barik Sandstone (Late Cambrian-Early Ordovician) of the Andam Formation is a major deep gas reservoir in central Oman. The sandstone bodies are the prospective...
Series: Geological Society, London, Petroleum Geology Conference series
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/0070735
EISBN: 9781862394131
...’ Unconformity and the overlying Cenomanian–Turonian, Ain Tobi carbonates thin dramatically ( Hammuda 1971 ), suggesting that this area was topographically high during the Late Cretaceous. The early phases of compression between North Africa and Europe are recorded by the Syrian Arc events (Fig.  2 ). Although...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.2406