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West–east cross-section through the <b>Coralline</b> <b>Oolite</b> <b>Formation</b> strata in th...
Published: 01 November 2014
Fig. 4. West–east cross-section through the Coralline Oolite Formation strata in the Betton Farm area. (1) Coralliferous limestone; (2) ooidal and bioclastic limestone; (3) fine-grained sandstone; (4) medium-grained sandstone.
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2014
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2014) 60 (2): 123-134.
...Fig. 4. West–east cross-section through the Coralline Oolite Formation strata in the Betton Farm area. (1) Coralliferous limestone; (2) ooidal and bioclastic limestone; (3) fine-grained sandstone; (4) medium-grained sandstone. ...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2009
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2009) 57 (3-4): 193-216.
... of Pickering up to a steep scarp face which overlooks underlying Oxford Clay to the south. The limestones and sandstones belong to the Corallian Group, which in the Howardian Hills includes the Lower Calcareous Grit, Coralline Oolite and Upper Calcareous Grit formations. The Lower Calcareous Grit Formation...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1977
DOI: 10.1130/MEM147-p131
... limestones. Discontinuity surfaces are often found to be intraformational when related to formal stratigraphic designations presently in use. The Fort Thompson and Anastasia Formations contain four such surfaces, the Key Largo Limestone contains two, and the Miami Limestone contains one. When considered...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 2013
AAPG Bulletin (2013) 97 (11): 1997-2034.
...Robert H. Goldstein; Evan K. Franseen; Christopher J. Lipinski Abstract The terminal carbonate complex of southeast Spain is a Miocene (Messinian) unit of oolite, microbialite, and coralgal reefs deposited in association with glacioeustasy and evaporitic drawdown. The relationship between...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1965
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (1965) S7-VII (1): 23-31.
... of the formation. An interval of compact limestone and algal nodules separates the lower and upper formations. The upper formation contains no coral structures and is composed almost entirely of pseudo-oolitic limestones, more well-bedded than the lower formation. The coralline formations resemble the Valfin reef...
Series: GCSSEPM
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.06.26.0813
EISBN: 978-0-9836096-4-3
... of formation resistivity factor (Ro/Rw) versus porosity. The slope of the line from water saturation = 100% to any point equals the Archie cementation exponent, m. The line shows the trend for m=2. Cementation exponents for samples from all major lithofacies (massive-bedded oolite grainstone (open square...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2004
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2004) 123 (3): 477-495.
..., calcareous outcrops, having a maximum thickness of 40 m, referable to the M. Tului and M. Bardia Fms (Amadesi et alii, 1960). These are formed by oolitic calcarenites, oolitic-bioclastic calcirudites-calcarenites, coralline framestones, subordinated calcilutites and possible accumulations of fore-reef...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1971
AAPG Bulletin (1971) 55 (9): 1698.
... sediment. Internal composition varies from pelleted ostracod- and foram-rich sediment to oolites and pisolites. Such sediments occur in vugs measuring from a few millimeters to caves up to more than 1 m across. These submarine caves are formed by overgrowth and sheetlike layers of coralline algae...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1969
AAPG Bulletin (1969) 53 (4): 841-869.
... and carbonate grains. Lithofacies are (1) coral and coralline-algae facies, (2) oölitic sand facies, (3) pellet-aggregate and pellet facies, (4) mud and pellet facies, (5) molluscan sand facies, (6) algal mat facies, and (7) evaporite facies. Nonskeletal calcium carbonate sediment types are related to wave...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1975
AAPG Bulletin (1975) 59 (2): 265-291.
... organisms in an environment of low turbulence. The bank stood slightly above the surrounding sea floor. The Winterset Limestone bank (Dennis Formation, Kansas City Group, Pennsylvanian) is a complex, biogenic accumulation associated with a variety of rock types. The dominant bank-forming organism is a red...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 October 2009
GeoArabia (2009) 14 (4): 113-134.
... biostromes are composed of several species of Radiolitidae. The Cenomanian Halal Formation grades upward from basal quartz arenite into bioclastic-oolitic grainstone overlain by bioclastic packstone and wackestone. Dolomite beds are part of the highstand facies. The Formation is composed of transgressive...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1965
AAPG Bulletin (1965) 49 (3): 335.
... and Early to Medial Leonardian age consist of 4,500 feet of fusulinal, coralline, algal, bryalgal, and micritic limestones, and thick bioclastic limestones. This sequence comprises the Spring Mountains Formation, a basinal succession that accumulated in the miogeosyncline. During Medial to Late Leonardian...
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1306/M77973
EISBN: 9781629810041
... terrigenous grains, skeletal fragments, or pellets and peloids, and coatings can have a variety of compositions. A rock composed dominantly of ooids is termed an “oolite”. That term is commonly misused, however, to describe the constituent ooid grains. Spastolith or deformed ooid - An ooid or other coated...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1993
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1993) 63 (1): 131-139.
... estimated synoptic relief up to 1.5 m. They occur on a shelf-to-basin transition in the Terminal Complex, a mixed siliciclastic-carbonate unit which grades from coarse conglomeratic fan-delta and oolite deposits on the shelf, to basinal sands and silts of the Sorbas Member. Paleoslopes up to 35 degrees...
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 1962
EISBN: 9781629812366
... and carbonate buildups in the Duvernay formation strongly influences facies variations of the Nisku carbonate-evaporite unit. An algal, stromatoporoidal, coralline, organic lattice chain associated with generally coarse, dolomitized, clastic carbonates with a porous, granular matrix is developed on the Rimbey...
Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 09 October 2018
PALAIOS (2018) 33 (10): 464-477.
... (SES) were examined and compared. Rhodoliths were sampled at depth ranges of 10–20 m and 50–60 m in SES, and 20–30 m and 50–75 m in ACS. Rhodoliths in SES are algal boundstones, built mainly of melobesioid corallines, with subordinate bryozoans and encrusting foraminifers. They show high porosity...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 11 November 1993
AAPG Bulletin (1993) 77 (11): 1971-1988.
... growing structures created complex carbonate lithologies. From this tectonic configuration and the facies distribution, it seems that the Yamama Formation was deposited in a setting that changed from an inner to an outer ramp. Along the hinge line separating those two tectonic units, oolite shoals...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1971
AAPG Bulletin (1971) 55 (4): 593-620.
..., Minturn Formation, Eagle basin, Colorado. Vertical and lateral facies sequences in middle Robinson limestone illustrate Walther’s law. Facies changes indicate upward shallowing in all three units. The easternmost facies, the oolite facies, is nearest to the Ancestral Front Range highland...
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Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 March 2006
Clay Minerals (2006) 41 (1): 187-307.
... the Northampton Sand, Grantham and Lincolnshire Limestone formations of the Inferior Oolite Group, East Midlands Shelf. Abbreviations for minerals given on page 269. Borehole (thickness, m) Depth (m) K(c) (%) C M (%) CM (%) pd S (pd) Q * part 550°C heat resistant Northampton Sand...
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