A Field Description of Sedimentary Rocks

A Field Description of Sedimentary Rocks

by Maurice E. Tucker

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A Field Description of Sedimentary Rocks by Maurice E. Tucker

A practical volume that describes how the features of sedimentary rocks can be recorded in the field, particularly through the construction of graphic logs. Discusses such particular aspects of sedimentary rocks as lithology, texture, sedimentary structures, fossils and paleocurrents, with emphasis on what features to look for and how to measure and assess them for later environmental and process interpretation of facies, facies sequences, and facies associations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471932819
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/15/1991
Series: Geological Society of London Handbook Series , #10
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 4.62(w) x 7.08(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Field Techniques.

Sedimentary Rock Types.

Sedimentary Rock Texture.

Sedimentary Structures and Geometry of Sedimentary Deposits.

Fossils in the Field.

Palaeocurrent Analysis.

Now What?

Facies Identification and Analysis.

Further Reading.

Index.

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