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Middle part of the <b>Tuwaiq</b> <b>Mountain</b> <b>Formation</b> (T2 unit of  Enay, 1987 ) show...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 11: Middle part of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation (T2 unit of Enay, 1987 ) showing the two distinctive recessive, burrowed beds with Thalassinoides spp. This is a fresh roadcut surface.
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Upper part of the <b>Tuwaiq</b> <b>Mountain</b> <b>Formation</b> (T3 unit of  Enay, 1987 ) and e...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 12a and 12b: Upper part of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation (T3 unit of Enay, 1987 ) and equivalent to the Hadriya Reservoir showing sclerosponge bioherm in fresh roadcut surface. This is the first of a succession of extensive sclerosponge bioherms that characterise the upper part
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The west flank of the <b>Tuwaiq</b> <b>Mountain</b> Escarpment west of Riyadh city, in th...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 4: The west flank of the Tuwaiq Mountain Escarpment west of Riyadh city, in the Dirab area, exposes the naturally-weathered contact between the Dhruma and Tuwaiq Mountain formations. The uppermost Hisyan Member of the Dhruma Formation is exposed here and is considered to be genetically
Series: SEPM Special Publication, SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.2110/sepmsp.093.127
EISBN: 9781565762978
... succession is composed of the Lower Jurassic Marrat Formation, the Middle Jurassic Dhruma and Tuwaiq Mountain formations, and the Upper Jurassic Hanifa, Jubaila, and Arab formations, which terminate with a succession of interbedded carbonates and evaporites of which the final thick evaporite is termed...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 January 2006
GeoArabia (2006) 11 (1): 17–50.
... by the carbonate Dhruma-Tuwaiq System which evolved through time from a low-angle, homoclinal ramp dipping in a (north) westwards direction, to a purely aggradational, flat-topped platform (upper Dhruma and Tuwaiq Mountain formations); (3) a Kimmeridgian-Tithonian onlap in an eastwards direction of finegrained...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 16 November 2020
DOI: 10.1144/M53.5
EISBN: 9781786205278
... Fadhili–Uwainat to Hisyan contact is always clear. Although beyond the reach of this Memoir, a formal redefinition of the Dhruma and Tuwaiq Mountain formations with the formation contact at the top of the Atash–Lower Fadhili–Uwainat interval may be appropriate, as informally proposed by Tang et al...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 April 2015
GeoArabia (2015) 20 (2): 79–110.
... of the Middle Jurassic Dhruma Formation to the base of the Upper Jurassic Arab Formation, though the principal focus was on the intervening Hanifa and Tuwaiq Mountain formations where potential unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs have been encountered. The principal objective of the study was to produce...
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Series: SEPM Special Publication, SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.2110/pec.00.69.0229
EISBN: 9781565761919
... high, spreading of the Neo-Tethys, and local diapiric movements. The Upper Jurassic section in the eastern part of Abu Dhabi is subdivided, from bottom to top, into the following formations and reservoirs: Tuwaiq Mountain Formation with Hadriya reservoir, Hanifa Formation with Hanifa reservoir...
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 16 November 2020
DOI: 10.1144/M53.4
EISBN: 9781786205278
... deposition at the edge of a ramp or shelf. However, at the end of the regional deposition of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, in the central outcrop Darma Quadrangle, the setting was c. 80 km west of the last location of the intrashelf basin Tuwaiq Mountain rim margin. The ‘barrier/reefal’ facies shown...
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Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1306/13602033M1143707
EISBN: 9781629812786
... maturity and a largely common source, that is sulfur-rich (up to 6.1 wt.%) anoxic marine carbonate, presumably within the Hanifa/Tuwaiq Mountain formations or their equivalent Najmah/Sargelu formations in the Gotnia Basin. Molecular geotracers, based primarily on compositional correlation coefficients...
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Series: Special Publication
Publisher: SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology)
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.2110/sepmsp.112.05
EISBN: 9781565763654
... Extensively bioturbated strata dominate outcrops of the Middle Jurassic Tuwaiq Mountain Formation and Upper Jurassic Hanifa Formation in central Saudi Arabia (e.g., Hughes et al. 2008 ). These outcrops provide vertical and lateral exposures that offer a unique opportunity for a detailed...
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The <b>Tuwaiq</b> <b>Mountain</b> Escarpment, roadcut, west of Riyadh city (N 24°31.63’; ...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 10: The Tuwaiq Mountain Escarpment, roadcut, west of Riyadh city (N 24°31.63’; E 46°23.71’) showing a succession of thin beds with the lower Tuwaiq Mountain Formation. Note the twin recessive dark beds in the distance, in the fresh roadcut surface.
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(A) Ultimate expellable potential ( UEP ) log corresponding to the lower pa...
Published: 15 June 2021
Tuwaiq Mountain–Hanifa source bed in this area is in the lower part, that is, probably in the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, acme 161. MY = million years.
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Stromatoporoid bioherm in a naturally weathered location in the upper Tuwai...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 13: Stromatoporoid bioherm in a naturally weathered location in the upper Tuwaiq Mountain Formation (unit T3), approximately 100m south of the roadcut in Figure 12 .
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Stromatoporoid bioherm in a naturally weathered location in the Upper Tuwai...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 14: Stromatoporoid bioherm in a naturally weathered location in the Upper Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, approximately 150m south of the roadcut in Figure 12 . Height of exposed stromatoporoid bioherm in centre of image is approximately 5m.
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Map showing generalized depositional environments recorded in the Hanifa an...
Published: 01 April 2015
Figure 3: Map showing generalized depositional environments recorded in the Hanifa and Tuwaiq Mountain formations. The study area is outlined by a dashed blue square (modified original was unpublished and produced by Tom Harland, Saudi Aramco geologist).
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Outcrop photographs of the boundary between the Hanifa and <b>Tuwaiq</b> <b>Mountain</b> ...
Published: 05 December 2017
Fig. 3.— Outcrop photographs of the boundary between the Hanifa and Tuwaiq Mountain formations (represented by the yellow dash line) and overlain by A) stromatolite indicated by yellow arrow, and B) localized channels (yellow arrow), which are filled with intraclasts.
Series: GeoArabia Special Publication
Publisher: Gulf PetroLink
Published: 01 January 2010
EISBN: 9781733475747
... GROUP FORMATION MEMBER Sahtan Jubaila   Hanifa   Tuwaiq Mountain   Dhruma   Mafraq Upper Mafraq Lower Mafraq Authors: The Sahtan Group was defined by Glennie et al. (1974) in the Al Hajar Mountains outcrops to cover the shallow-marine carbonate...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 July 2004
GeoArabia (2004) 9 (3): 79–114.
...Figure 11: Middle part of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation (T2 unit of Enay, 1987 ) showing the two distinctive recessive, burrowed beds with Thalassinoides spp. This is a fresh roadcut surface. ...
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Khashm ad Turab, Shaqra quadrangle. <b>Tuwaiq</b> <b>Mountain</b> Limestone <b>Formation</b>; ba...
Published: 01 January 2009
Photo 3: Khashm ad Turab, Shaqra quadrangle. Tuwaiq Mountain Limestone Formation; basal beds of the unit T2 and boundary with underlying unit T1.