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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 139-146.
...: Schmitz and Speijer 1996 ). These three main lithologies occur within the distinctive beds (Dababiya Quarry Beds) marking the base of the lower Esna 2 unit in the Esna Shale Formation at about the 14m reference level or 7m above the contact of the Esna Shale with the Tarawan Chalk. The remaining part...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 105-122.
...) succession of yellow marls and greenish gray shales of the Dakhla Formation ( Said 1961 ), that pass upward into the marly limestone of the Tarawan Formation ( Awad and Ghobrial 1965 ). No erosional unconformity has been observed between the Dakhla and the Tarawan Formation ( Faris et al. 1985 ). However...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 179-212.
... at different bathymetries in the southern Nile Valley. The main bioevents that occur within this stratigraphic interval (that spans from the upper Tarawan Limestone to the basal Thebes Limestone, and ecompasses the entire Esna Shale Formation) are identified and correlated in terms of pre-CIE-Interval, CIE...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 61-92.
.... This zone was subdivided by Khalifa ( op.cit .) into two Subzones: a lower G. pseudomenardii Subzone, 35m thick, in the uppermost part of the Dakhla Shale and the Tarawan Formation; and an upper G. (M.) aequa Subzone, 65m thick, in the lower part of the Esna Shale; G. ( M. ) subbotinae - Ps...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 41-59.
... comprises the Tarawan Chalk, the Esna Shale and the Thebes Limestone. The horizon that constitutes the P/E GSSP is located in the lower part of the Esna Shale Formation. This formation, remarkably thick (~130m) at Dababiya, is largely of homogenous gray shales. Its lower part includes, however, a thin...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 147-166.
... weighed and preserved in glass bottles. All the samples from the Esna Shale and most of those from the Tarawan Formation disaggregated readily. Only a few hard limestone samples of the lower chalky part of theTarawan Formation were treated in a different way; they were crushed into small fragments...
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Photographs of Cretaceous to Paleocene <b>formations</b> exposed in the South Diyu...
in > GeoArabia
Published: 01 July 2012
-forming chalky limestone of the Maastrichtian Khoman Formation (Kh), capped by the Paleocene Tarawan Formation (T). Height of cliff about 30 m.
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(d) Cliff on northern side of Wadi Al Obaiyed: chalky limestone of the Khom...
in > GeoArabia
Published: 01 July 2012
Figure 5: (d) Cliff on northern side of Wadi Al Obaiyed: chalky limestone of the Khoman Formation (Kh) in the foreground; cliff of chalky limestone of the Tarawan Formation (T) overlain with limestone remnants of the Eocene Farafra Formation (F). Height of cliff about 30 m.
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(b) Here in the central and southern parts of the Farafra Oasis, the depres...
in > GeoArabia
Published: 01 July 2012
Figure 5: (b) Here in the central and southern parts of the Farafra Oasis, the depression is floored by shale of the Dakhla Formation (D) with erosional relics of limestone of the Tarawan Formation (T) capping hills, buttes and mesas. In the north, chalky limestone of the Khoman Formation floors
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Field photographs. (a) General view of the Maastrichtian–Paleocene deposits...
Published: 13 December 2016
of the Tarawan Formation. (b) The Duwi/Dakhla formational boundary. (c) Beris Oyster Mudstone Member marked by the abundance of the pelecypods, Exogra overwegi .
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Schematic diagram showing the lateral lithologic change of the upper Paleoc...
Published: 01 June 2003
). Note that the Tarawan Formation is biostratigraphically equivalent to the lower and middle parts of the Garra Formation (GA and GB of Berggren et al. Chapter 10, this volume), whereas the lower part of the Esna Shales (Esna Unit 1) corresponds to the upper part of the Garra Formation (GC). Unit Esna 2
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Location maps redrawn from the 1/50000 topographic maps Al-Uqsur (Luxor) NG...
Published: 01 June 2003
of partial sections DBA, DBD, DBE and DBH, and of the antique quarries; legend: 1, natural cliffs; 2, quarry fronts; 3, screes; 4, wadi; 5, thalweg; 6, boundary between the Dakhla and the Tarawan Formations; 7, approximate location of faults.
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Figure 2. Quantitative analysis of ostracode data in interval spanning Pale...
in > Geology
Published: 01 January 2002
and chemostratigraphy are after Schmitz et al. (1996) and Speijer et al. (2000) . δ 13 C (w-r is whole-rock) record is composite of Bir Inglisi I and high-resolution data of Bir Inglisi III. Asterisk in δ 13 C column marks diagenetically strongly overprinted δ 13 C values left out. Tar.—Tarawan Formation
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(a) Stratigraphic units exposed in the study area and their distribution in...
in > GeoArabia
Published: 01 January 2003
Figure 5: (a) Stratigraphic units exposed in the study area and their distribution in a N-S profile; (b) Schematic diagram (not to scale) showing the southward thickening of the Khoman Formation, Tarawan Chalk, and Esna Shale away from the Bahariya Depression.
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 167-178.
... areas into three main rock units, namely (from older to younger): Kurkur, Garra and Dungul Formations. The carbonate complex that these units represent is well exposed to the west of Aswan. It corresponds to the uppermost (Paleocene) part of the Dakhla Shale of Said (1961) , the Tarawan Formation...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 93-104.
...). Globanomalina pseudomenardii has an erratic occurrence in the Tarawan Formation at Qreiya, apparently resulting from partial dissolution. It was not found above sample level Qb13 (=Qc13). The LO of Morozovella subbotinae (sample level Qb12 (~1m below the HO of GL. pseudomenardii ) and the LO of Igorina...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 July 2012
GeoArabia (2012) 17 (3): 133-176.
...-forming chalky limestone of the Maastrichtian Khoman Formation (Kh), capped by the Paleocene Tarawan Formation (T). Height of cliff about 30 m. ...
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Series: GCSSEPM
Published: 01 December 2007
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.07.27.0232
EISBN: 978-0-9836096-3-6
... of the Clayton, Porters Creek, Naheola, Nanafalaya, Tuscahoma, and Hatchetigbee formations. Results of this investigation illustrate the potential utility of the methods for detailed stratigraphic studies in the Gulf Basin. We plan to extend our Gulf Basin magnetic susceptibility chronology through the Eocene...
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 1-13.
... the country. In the central and southern parts of Egypt the sedimentary units of the Jurassic-Nubian interval are capped by younger formations. The base of the Nubia Sandstone forms swell-like uplifts separated by troughs. Restricted tectonic basins are now characterized by a thick accumulation of Mesozoic...
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Lithology and biostratigraphy of the Qreiya 3 section. ( A ) Photograph of ...
Published: 01 September 2011
Fig. 2 Lithology and biostratigraphy of the Qreiya 3 section. ( A ) Photograph of the section showing the Dakhla, Tarawan, Esna and Thebes formations. The section was sampled in the Dakhla shales in two subsections A and B. The calcarenitic beds C1–C3, the Latest Danian Event beds (LDE