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Carbonate Sedimentology

By: ME Tucker, VP Wright and JAD Dickson

482 pages, 394 illus

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Mar 1990 | #25545 | ISBN: 0632014725
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #27863 | ISBN: 0632014717
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With a chapter on carbonate mineralogy by JAD Dickson. An advanced text providing a review of carbonate sediments, including their components and depositional environments, plus their changes after deposition.


Contents

Preface.Acknowledgement.1. Carbonate Sediments and Limestones: Constituents. 2. Geological Background to Carbonate Sedimentation.3. Modern Carbonate Environments. (Maurice Tucker)4. Carbonate Depositional Systems I: Marine Shallow-Water and Lacustrine Carbonates. 5. Carbonate Depositional Systems II: Deeper-Water Facies of Pelagic and Resedimented Limestones.6. Carbonate Mineralogy and Chemistry. 7. Diagenetic Processes, Products and Environments.8. Dolomites and Dolomitization Models.9. The Geological Record of Carbonate Rocks. References.Index.

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