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Lower Cretaceous oolites from the Mid-Pacific Mountains (Resolution Guyot, Site 866)

Abstract:

On Resolution Guyot two major intercalations of oolitic limestone have developed, one of latest Hauterivian-Barremian age, which rests directly on edifice basalt, and the second of Aptian age, which is sandwiched between lagoonal-peritidal carbonate sediments. Both oolite packages may be interpreted as the sedimentary response to an increase in the generation of accommodation space; in the first instance, probably related to high rates of basement subsidence, in the second, to a probable eust...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
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Publisher:
ODP, Texas AandM University, College Station
Journal:
Proc., scientific results, ODP, Leg 143, northwest Pacific atolls and guyots
Pages:
111-118
Publication date:
1995
URN:
uuid:455fff61-1a4c-40c9-91b9-21eb9584cd4a
Source identifiers:
81911
Local pid:
pubs:81911
Language:
English

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