By Peter Sonnenfeld
Published via the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the quick classes in Geology sequence, quantity 3.
This direction is designed to give basic innovations and constraints of evaporitic mineral precipitation in several depositional environments, a dialogue of the focus of attendant accent accumulations of clastics, base metals and hydrocarbons, an built-in evaluate of epigenetic alteration of evaporite deposits, and a scientific research of old evaporite basin configurations.
These notes current case histories of present evaporite deposition within the wish that they're going to give you the keys to a greater knowing of historical salt basins.
The facts provided right here basically depend on basins studied by means of the writer and his coworkers. even though this selection might seem a bit restricted to a few readers acquainted with classical versions, the examples proven right here disguise the most present-day geological settings. in addition, observations on pre-evaporitic deposits have been additionally introduced.
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