lithofacies


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lithofacies

[‚lith·ə′fā·shēz]
(geology)
A subdivision of a specified stratigraphic unit distinguished on the basis of lithologic features.
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Outcrops and borings led Mannil (1966) and Jaanusson (1976) to distinguish various lithofacies, arranged in belts, in the sediments deposited in the epicontinental sea of Baltica.
Salina Group Lithofacies in the Michigan Basin: A Review from "A" to "G" William Harrison III, Peter J.
Twenty four facies have been identified including six siliciclastic lithofacies belong to oxygenated coastal belt-tidal flat consists of 1-Gcm lithofacies as beach channel fill 2-3-two sandstone lithofacies belongs to shoreface and offshore transition 4-siltstone lithofacies belongs to offshore and supratidal 5-6-two shale lithofacies consist of shale devoid of fossils belongs to supratidal and shale with foraminifera belongs to shallow open marine, one evaporative lithofacies belongs to saline, seventeen carbonate faciesfrom sea toward land consist of nine facies most of them micritic belong to open marine, two grain stone facies belong to barrier, five miliolid, ostracoda and peloid facies belong to lagoon and one marl with no fossils facies belongs to supratidal.
However, surrounding lithofacies, presence of land-derived geochemical signature (e.
These lithologies broadly make up the six main lithofacies described by Kennedy and Gibling (2011) that constitute the fill of this subtropical basin: lacustrine with restricted circulation, marginal lacustrine, near-shore lacustrine, coastal deltaic, braided alluvial plain, and proximal alluvium.
11] defined the lithofacies of Bara Formation from Lakhi Rang and concluded that the sediments of Bara Formation are submature to mature from Ranikot locality.
The palaeoenvironmental interpretation of these deposits has been based on the analysis of lithofacies, as well as the study of trace fossils and benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages.
There are deposits from Lusitanian, Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages in the water-shed section in Tengi's lateral ridge, composed of carbonaceous and sandy-argillaceous rocks and are represented by two lithofacies.
Lithofacies, Petrography and Geochemistry of Neogene molasse sequence of Himalayan Foreland Basin, Southwestern Kohat, Pakistan.
Shale lithofacies and reservoir space of the Wufeng-Longmaxi Formation, Sichuan Basin.
Siwalik lithofacies include grey sandstones, red to brown siltstones and mudstones, and rare conglomerates.
Mesozoic deltaic system along the western margin of the Indian plate: lithofacies and depositional setting of Datta Formation, North Pakistan.