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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2003
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2003) 73 (6): 1022–1035.
...Brian Jones; Robert W. Luth Abstract Finely crystalline Cenozoic island dolostones, like those found in the Cayman Formation on Grand Cayman, are commonly assumed to be petrographically and compositionally homogeneous. Backscatter electron images (BSEI), however, show that the constituent dolomite...
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Journal Article
Published: 15 November 1994
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1994) 64 (4b): 531–541.
... Hemisphere. By the end of the Messinian, Grand Cayman was an atoll-like island that had an elevated peripheral rim that was up to 41 m above the central depression. The Cayman Formation contains paleocaves and paleosinkholes that were linked to the Cayman Unconformity. The topography on the Cayman...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2003
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2003) 73 (2): 187–205.
...Brian Jones; Robert W. Luth Abstract On the Cayman Islands, the Tertiary Bluff Group (Brac Formation, Cayman Formation, Pedro Castle Formation) is onlapped and overlain by the Pleistocene Ironshore Formation. On Grand Cayman, the Brac Formation and Cayman Formation are formed of finely crystalline...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2002
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2002) 72 (4): 559–569.
...Brian Jones; Robert W. Luth Abstract Pervasively dolomitized Tertiary strata on Grand Cayman are dominated by heterogeneous dolostones that are composed of both low-Ca calcium dolomite (LCD < 55 mol % CaCO 3 ) and high-Ca calcium dolomite (HCD >55 mol % CaCO 3 ). Homogeneous dolostones...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2001
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2001) 71 (4): 568–580.
...Lisa MacKinnon; Brian Jones Abstract North Sound, Grand Cayman, contains up to 4 m of sediments that accumulated under the influence of the Holocene rise in sea level. Originally, North Sound was a dish-shaped depression formed by the erosion of the Miocene dolostone and Pleistocene limestone...
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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2000
PALAIOS (2000) 15 (3): 212–224.
...DAVID J. HILLS; BRIAN JONES Abstract Rhodoliths from the Late Pleistocene Ironshore Formation in the Crystal Harbour area on the western part of Grand Cayman, which are up to 14 cm long, are characterized by thick cortices that were constructed around nucleii formed primarily of coral or bivalve...
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