Book chapter

Constructional and accumulational modes of fabrics in selected pennsylvanian algal-dominated buildups in eastern Kansas, Midcontinent, U.S.A.

  • Samankassou, Elias Geology and Paleontology Unit, Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • West, Ronald R. Department of Geology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA
    2003
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  • Permo-Carboniferous Carbonate Platforms and Reefs. - 2003, p. 219-237
English Algal buildups from five stratigraphic intervals in the Pennsylvanian of eastern Kansas, Midcontinent, U.S.A., display three basic fabrics based on their: a) dimension, b) morphology, c) fossil content, d) algal growth forms, and e) nature of framework cavities. Type 1. Constructional mounds composed of cup-shaped <i>in situ</i> algal growth forms are typically small bioherms, either... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Département de Géosciences
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  • English
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Geology
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