Journal article

Origin of peloids in Early Cretaceous deposits, Dorset, South England

  • Samankassou, Elias Department of Geosciences, Geology unit, Fribourg University, Switzerland
  • Tresch, Jonas Department of Geosciences, Geology unit, Fribourg University, Switzerland
  • Strasser, André Department of Geosciences, Geology unit, Fribourg University, Switzerland
    02.09.2005
Published in:
  • Facies. - 2005, vol. 51, p. 264
English Peloids are ubiquitous components in modern and fossil carbonates. The term peloid is non-genetic because the origin of these grains and the pathways of their formation are not fully understood. Based on Berriasian material originating from Dorset, southern England, we report here on peloids that result from the more or less in-place breakdown of previously micritized bivalve shells. The... Show more…
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Faculté des sciences et de médecine
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Géosciences
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  • English
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Geology
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