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Lithostratigraphy and larger foraminiferal (nummulitid) biostratigraphy of the Tertiary of northern Oman

Andrew Racey

Lithostratigraphy and larger foraminiferal (nummulitid) biostratigraphy of the Tertiary of northern Oman

by Andrew Racey

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Published by Micropaleontology Press, American Museum on Natural History in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foraminifera, Fossil -- Oman.,
  • Nummulitidae, Fossil -- Oman.,
  • Paleontology -- Tertiary.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 98-122).

    StatementAndrew Racey.
    SeriesMicropaleontology -- v. 41, suppl.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16010743M

      One larger benthic foraminiferal biozone has been established. Range distribution of the larger benthic foraminifera abundance, biozonation and comparison with biostratigraphic biozonal schemes of Schaub () has been presented (Fig. 5). Following biozone has been identified and described below: Initial channel deposits consist of coarse shelly glauconitic sand with large lithified clasts containing impact spherules and large bored and encrusted phosphatized concretions, which we interpret to indicate that the Chicxulub impact occurred well prior to the lithification, erosion and redeposition at the base of the channel.

    A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. The Coniacian-Santonian benthic foraminiferal assemblage shows an increase in diversity and abundance as a result of open marine influence, confirmed by the presence of larger foraminifera.

    Lithostratigraphy, planktonic foraminiferal biozones, microfacies types, sequence stratigraphical interpretation, and echinoid fecal pellet counts of the measured section (samples A1–A60). Joint analysis of foraminiferal and ostracode biostratigraphy and lithostratigraphy of the sections allowed a revision to the stratigraphic position and extent of lithological and seismic units.


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Lithostratigraphy and larger foraminiferal (nummulitid) biostratigraphy of the Tertiary of northern Oman by Andrew Racey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lithostratigraphy and larger foraminiferal (nummulitid) biostratigraphy of the Tertiary of northern Oman. New York, N.Y.: Micropaleontology Press, American Museum on Natural History, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Racey.

ABSTRACT The Cupido Formation in northeastern Mexico is part of a Lower Cretaceous sedimentary sequence deposited in and adjacent to the Sabinas Basin. The Slig. Lithostratigraphy and planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the AI Bardia area fossiliferous with larger foraminifers such as Nummulites intermedius d'Archiac, Nummulites fabianii Prever, Nummulites boucheri de la Harpe, Nummulites gizehensis (Froskal), Nummulites beaumonti d'Archiac, especially in the lowemost part of the member, Operculina complanata (Defrance), Assiina Cited by: 6.

The larger benthic foraminiferal species recovered from parts of the Qahlah Formation at Jabal Huwayyah in the Sultanate of Oman have enabled biostratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental conclusions to be drawn.

The lower, non-fossiliferous part of the section has been correlated with similar deposits at Jabals Malaqet, El Rawdah and by: Foraminiferal biozones and their relationship to the lithostratigraphy of the Chalk Group of southern England the new lithostratigraphy for the Chalk Group based on examination of well described key chalk exposures, from significant borehole cores, many additional short sequences in chalk exposures and a large number of field samples taken Cited by: However, the abundant larger foraminifers found in lithologic Units III and VI indicate at least a cool subtropical (e.g., 17°°C) climate and paleodepths within the euphotic zone (larger foraminiferal sediments found on the southwest Australian shelf (James.

The first appearance of large foraminiferal taxa; Nummulites deserti, Operculina libyca and Nummulites fraasi. This event is restricted to the study area due to the changes in the sediments from alternative shale and marl beds (Darb Gaga Member) of shallow outer shelf setting to shale beds containing several limestone beds (Abu Had Member) of.

Foraminiferal zonation in East Anglia related to the standard macrofaunal zonal scheme and lithostratigraphy.

Note: The base of BGS26 (defined by the appearance of B. draco draco and the disappearance of B. draco miliaris and B. sidestrandensis) and the base of BGS27 (defined by the appearance of Abathomphalus mayaroensis) are not known onshore. Microscopic analysis of the sand-sized sediment constituents from Site reveal that sediments of neritic origin are significant components of lithologic Units III through V (see "Lithostratigraphy and Sedimentology").The larger benthic foraminiferal grainstones of lithologic Unit V represent sedimentation in inner to middle neritic depths shortly after flooding of the basement.

Lithostratigraphy and planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the Late Eocene-Middle Miocene sequence in the area between Wadi Al Zeitun and Wadi Al Rahib, Al Bardia area, northeast Libya Miocene with one larger foraminiferal zone of Middle Miocene age.

These are, from base to top, as. Andrew Racey, Lithostratigraphy and Larger Foraminiferal (Nummulitid) Biostratigraphy of the Tertiary of Northern Oman, Micropaleontology, Vol. 41, Supplement: Lithostratigraphy and Larger Foraminiferal (Nummulitid) Biostratigraphy of the Tertiary of Northern Oman (), pp.

Shape trends in the larger foraminiferal tests and molds, combined with information on the presence and types of coralline algae, coral, and other lithologic details (see "Lithostratigraphy and Sedimentology") were used to interpret paleowater depths as shown in Table T5 and are summarized below.

Thin section analyses will undoubtedly refine or. Lithostratigraphy is a sub-discipline of stratigraphy, the geological science associated with the study of strata or rock layers.

Major focuses include geochronology, comparative geology, and general a stratum will be primarily igneous or sedimentary relating to how the rock was formed. Sedimentary layers are laid down by deposition of sediment associated with weathering.

The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) represents a period of extreme global warmth (Zachosetal., ), associated with a major extinction of deep-sea benthic foraminifera (Tjalsma and Lohmann, ; Thomas, ) and evolutionary rejuvenations among planktic foraminifera (Kelly et al., b), mammals (Clyde and Gingerich, ), calcareous nannofossils (Aubry, ), diatoms.

Foraminiferal biostratigraphy was investigated for the first time in the Triassic Hoang Mai Formation distributed in the southeastern part of the Sam Nua Basin which was developed along the northeastern margin of the Indochina Block during the Permian–Triassic.

On the basis of their distribution ranges, five Tethyan foraminiferal biozones have been recorded from the middle Ilerdian and Cuisian (SBZ7–8 and SBZ10–12) sedimentary successions. The data imply a close affinity between the studied area and other localities in the western Tethyan province.

CENOZOIC BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL BIOSTRATIGRAPHY, PALEOBATHYMETRY, et al, a-d) described the lithostratigraphy and ages of Sites,and as summarized below: Site The sediment of Site consists of Pleistocene volcanic silt (Unit basin with a nearby large land area during the late Miocene and.

The Eocene Epoch passed through multiple hyperthermal events and recorded highest temperatures in the Cenozoic. Very few studies from Eocene palaeotropical sites have recorded changes in shallow marine foraminiferal assemblages.

The present study investigates the foraminiferal biofacies of shallow marine successions from a palaeotropical site in western India (Kutch Basin) to understand. presence of 5 planktonic foraminiferal and 2 large benthic foraminiferal biozones in the Sabzevaran section showing Middle Eocene to Chattian age.

In addition, presence of planktonic foraminiferal assemblage along with 2 large benthic foraminiferal biozones confirms To study biostratigraphy and lithostratigraphy of Tarbur Formation in. The lithostratigraphy of Site is divided into seven units Below Unit I is 31 m of unconsolidated Pleistocene to uppermost Miocene hemipelagic foraminiferal packstone (Unit II).

Unit II overlies a major hiatus, estimated to have occurred from >12 to Ma, at the top of a m-thick unit of coarse bioclastic limestone and subordinate.

2. Revised lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphy In this section a unified lithostratigraphy is applied across the three areas described above. Importantly, the application of new biostratigraphical interpretations, principally of foraminifers and algae/problematica (see Tables 2–4), permits correlation between the three.Between andten deep exploratory wells were drilled in the Saudi Arabian Red Sea by international oil companies, and between and six shallow stratigraphic wells were drilled in the Yanbu coastal region ().The sedimentary successions penetrated by these wells were readily equated with the standard lithostratigraphy of the well-explored Gulf of Suez in Egypt, but no.

Govindan A () Larger foraminiferal biostratigraphy of early paleogene sections in India. Geol Soc India, Spec Publ –45 Google Scholar Gradstein FM, Ogg JG, Schmitz MD, Ogg GM () Geologic time scalevol 1 & 2.