The present volume continues the philosophy of gathering contributions on diagenesis on behalf of those requiring such periodic literary surveys, namely, academics and practitioners (teachers, researchers, and oil and ore explorationists).
Table of Contents1. Introduction (K.H. Wolf, G.V. Chilingarian). 2. Nucleation, Growth and Dissolution of Crystals during Sedimentogenesis and Diagenesis (I. Sunagawa). 3. Early-Diagenetic Deformation Structures in the Overburden of the Bechatów Brown-Coal Mine (Central Poland): A Predictive Tool Regarding Engineering-Geological Conditions during Exploitation (A.J. van Loon, K. Brodzikowski). 4. Development of Diagenetic Differentiated Structure through Reaction-Transport Feedback (P. Ortoleva). 5. Stability Fields of Smectites and Illites Including Glauconites as a Function of Temperature and Chemical Composition (Y. Tardy, J. Duplay). 6. The Formation of Alternating Chalk/Siderite Units during the Neogene in the Black Sea - an Example of Climatic Control of Early Diagenetic Processes (B. Bahrig). 7. Formation of Stylolites, Marl/Limestone Alternations, and Dissolution (Clay) Seams by Unstable Chemical Compaction of Argillaceous Carbonates (T. Dewers, P. Ortoleva). 8. Morpho-Chemical and Replacement Diagenesis of Biogenic Carbonates (U. Brandt). 9. Multiple Dolomitization of the Warsaw and Salem Formations (Middle Mississippian), Western Flank of the Illinois Basin: Textural, Trace Elemental, and Isotopic Signatures of Four Types of Dolomite - A Case Study (D.P. Bhattacharyya, M.R. Seely). 10. Diagenesis of Organic Matter (A. Hollerbach, J. Dehmer). 11. Part I. Postdiagenetic Ferruginization of Sedimentary Rocks (Sandstones, Oolitic Ironstones, Kaolins and Bauxites) - Including a Comparative Study of the Reddening of Red Beds (A. Mücke). Part II. Postdiagenetic Ferruginization of Phanerozoic (Oolitic) Ironstones: A Contribution to their Geneses (A. Mücke, Th. Doering). 12.Diagenetic Processes Associated with Plant Roots and Microorganisms in Karst Terrains of the Cayman Islands, British West Indies (B. Jones). 13. Paleokarst (Dissolution Diagenesis): Its Occurrence and Hydrocarbon Exploration Significance (V.P. Wright, P.L. Smart). Subject index.