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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1963
American Mineralogist (1963) 48 (9-10): 1144-1153.
...Ursula M. Cowgill; G. E. Hutchinson Abstract A mineral is described from clay sediments about 3 m below the surface of the Bajo de Santa Fé, El Petén, Gautemala, a large swamp forest. It occurred as powdery material and small masses not exhibiting crystal faces, up to 5 mm across, mainly associated...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1967
AAPG Bulletin (1967) 51 (10): 2166.
... of Venezuela; (24) Tertiary basins of South Central America orogen; (25) Nicaragua Rise from Nicaragua-Honduras to Jamaica; (26) Tabasco (Mexico)-Peten (Guatemala) fold belt; (27) offshore and onshore British Honduras, including Sarstun embayment; (28) Yucatan Peninsula and Campeche Bank; and, ultimately, (29...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1960
AAPG Bulletin (1960) 44 (7): 1252-1253.
...Joel J. Lloyd; Gabriel Dengo ABSTRACT The Peten area of Guatemala was intermittently occupied by a marine basin from the late Paleozoic through the Cenozoic. The oldest sediments in the basin probably represent deep-water deposition in Pennsylvanian time. Emergence of the area, in the Permian...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 June 2010
Geology (2010) 38 (6): 523-526.
... abandonment of agricultural systems associated with disintegration of Classic Maya polities ca. A.D. 800–1000. We used lithological, geochemical, magnetic, and palynological data from sediment cores of Lake Petén Itzá in the Maya Lowlands of northern Guatemala. Sediment core chronology was developed using...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1974
AAPG Bulletin (1974) 58 (2): 313-320.
... the Chochal is absent in the subsurface of the northern and central parts of the Peten Lowland of Guatemala ( Lloyd and Dengo, 1960 ; G. Escalante, written commun.). However, Bateson (1972 , p. 961) reported probably equivalent massive limestone in the Maya Mountains. The Todos Santos Formation...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1962
AAPG Bulletin (1962) 46 (4): 425-456.
... of Guatemala in the Departments of Petén, Alta Verapaz, El Quiche, and Izabal ( Fig. 4 ). Lower Eocene, upper Oligocene, Miocene, and Pliocene deposits are recognized. The uppermost Cretaceous stratigraphic units also are unnamed in the existing literature; however, the Sepur Formation was named for Campanian...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1999
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (1999) 170 (5): 643-660.
...Pierre Debrabant; Eric Fourcade; Herve Chamley; Robert Rocchia; Eric Robin; Jean-Pierre Bellier; Silvia Gardin; Francois Thiebault Abstract The clay mineral assemblages of the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K/T) transition recorded in southern Peten sedimentary rocks have been studied in sections dated...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2003
Journal of the Geological Society (2003) 160 (5): 783-795.
... in eastern Guatemala ( Fig. 1 ). This section is located 30 km SE of San Luis, El Peten, and 30 km west of the Guatemala–Belize border. The original section studied by Stinnesbeck et al . (1997) and Fourcade et al . (1998, 1999) crops out on a hillside about 200 m west of the bridge over a creek...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1974
AAPG Bulletin (1974) 58 (7): 1348-1396.
... Aptian time with widespread deposition of platform carbonate sediments from El Peten on the north to Metapan and Logo de Yojoa on the south with no intervening land barriers. By late middle Albian time, downwarps had formed along a northeast-southwest trend from Guatemala City to Jocotan and along...
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—Type and reference localities of formations in <b>Petén</b> Group, El <b>Petén</b>, Guat...
Published: 01 April 1962
FIG. 12. —Type and reference localities of formations in Petén Group, El Petén, Guatemala.
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1963
AAPG Bulletin (1963) 47 (4): 704-705.
...H. G. Richards With regard to usage of Macal for all Permo-Pennsylvanian shales of the British Honduras-Guatemala area, I would consider it preferable to limit its usage to the Peten and British Honduras for the reason originally presented by Vinson “ … the lithologic features (of the shale...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1963
AAPG Bulletin (1963) 47 (4): 702-704.
... the Chochal Formation, provided that these beds regionally are the equivalent of all the strata included in his Tactic section. However, the long-used name, Macal Formation, as it applies in British Honduras and in the Department of Peten, Guatemala, to both Permian and Pennsylvanian strata is the older...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1963
AAPG Bulletin (1963) 47 (4): 696-698.
... more common in samples determined as Lower Eocene, and Leguminocythereis applinorum Swain (Middle Eocene of Florida). Away from the type areas the ostracods of the Peten Group appear to indicate a younger age than Paleocene: species such as Paracypris sapperi v.d. Bold (1961 , p. 628, fig. 2a, b...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1963
AAPG Bulletin (1963) 47 (4): 705.
... concur with Richards, and have proposed in print, that the name Macal should continue in use in the Peten of Guatemala and in British Honduras. ...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2012
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2012) 102 (2): 504-523.
... Norte (Peten–Belize) G8 10 – 6.7 6.5 7.0 3.37 0.78 0.75 Honduras/Guatemala–El Salvador–Honduras Depresión Central G5–S5–H1 10 – 6.8 6.5 7.0 3.95 0.88 0.97 Honduras/Honduras Altiplano Central H2 10 – 6.3 6.0 6.5 5.32 1.21 0.73 Honduras/Honduras–Nicaragua Zona...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1960
AAPG Bulletin (1960) 44 (8): 1273-1315.
... the north, forming an arc as it trends northeast across eastern Guatemala into British Honduras and northern Honduras. Farther north, beyond the frontal ranges composed of a belt of anticlines in Mesozoic strata, lies the low-land of Petén. lt is a vast undulating, forested plain that belongs...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2013
GSA Bulletin (2013) 125 (3-4): 625-639.
... on the Maya block during the Mesozoic (Guatemala) : Newsletters on Stratigraphy , v. 30 , p. 33 – 43 . Fourcade E. Piccioni L. Escriba J. Rossello E. , 1999 , Cretaceous stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of the southern Peten Basin, Guatemala : Cretaceous Research , v. 20 , p...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP328.11
EISBN: 9781862395763
... with subsidiary transpression or transtension zones (Polochic–Motagua, Cayman, Greater Antilles, North Andean and South Caribbean, e.g. Pindell et al. 2006 ). The Motagua Suture Zone (MSZ) of southeastern Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras extends from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea for c . 400 km east...
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Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1306/M79877C29
EISBN: 9781629810546
... included the construction of a Bouguer and three isostatic residual gravity-anomaly maps, and 2-D gravity models across Guatemala/Belize, Nicaragua/Honduras, and Panama, respectively. The isostatic residual-gravity anomaly map that emphasizes anomalies caused by crustal and upper mantle sources was used...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP328.10
EISBN: 9781862395763
... The stratigraphy of Central Guatemala (Fig.  2 ) is described by Vinson (1962) and the stratigraphic lexicon of SE-central Guatemala ( Millan 1985 ). Following is a brief description of the main stratigraphic units of Central Guatemala. The Petén Lowland is the foreland of Palaeozoic...
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