Geochemistry of minor elements in the Monterey Formation, California; seawater chemistry of deposition

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Authors:Piper, D. Z.; Isaacs, C. M.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
U. S. Geological Survey, United States
Source:U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, No.P1566, 41p. Publisher: U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States. ISSN: 1044-9612
Publication Date:1995
Note:In English. 165 refs.
Summary:Some 24 samples were analysed for major and minor elements. They imply a detrital fraction of quartz, clays, etc., and a marine fraction of biogenic silica, calcite, dolomite, organic matter and minor pyrite. [K.A.R.]
Subjects:Apatite; Basins; Biogenic processes; Carbon; Carbonate rocks; Carbonates; Cenozoic; Chemical analysis; Chemical composition; Chemically precipitated rocks; Chert; Clastic rocks; Clay mineralogy; Depositional environment; Dolostone; Framework silicates; Geochemistry; Interlaboratory comparison; Limestone; Lithogeochemistry; Major elements; Marine environment; Minor elements; Miocene; Monterey Formation; Mudstone; Neogene; Organic carbon; Organic compounds; Oxides; Paleo-oceanography; Paleoecology; Paleoenvironment; Petroleum; Phosphate rocks; Phosphates; Porcellanite; Quartz; Reservoir rocks; Sedimentary basins; Sedimentary rocks; Silica minerals; Silicates; Source rocks; Terrigenous materials; Tertiary; USGS; California; Santa Barbara Basin; Santa Barbara County California; Santa Maria Basin; Southern California; United States; Ventura Basin; Ventura County California; Lions Head California; Naples Beach California; Organic materials
Coordinates:N372919 N372919 W1222717 W1222717
N342000 N344500 W1194900 W1203200
Abstract Numbers:97M/4020
Record ID:1996001937
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2020 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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