Origin of Coal Deposits and Associated Rocks in the Carboniferous of the Appalachian Basin

  1. William E. Edmunds and
  2. Jane R. Eggleston
  1. C. Blaine Cecil and
  2. Kenneth J. Englund

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118667378.ch6

Characteristics of the Mid-Carboniferous Boundary and Associated Coal-Bearing Rocks in the Appalachian Basin: Morgantown, West Virginia to Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 19-27, 1989

Characteristics of the Mid-Carboniferous Boundary and Associated Coal-Bearing Rocks in the Appalachian Basin: Morgantown, West Virginia to Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 19-27, 1989

How to Cite

Edmunds, W. E. and Eggleston, J. R. (1989) Origin of Coal Deposits and Associated Rocks in the Carboniferous of the Appalachian Basin, in Characteristics of the Mid-Carboniferous Boundary and Associated Coal-Bearing Rocks in the Appalachian Basin: Morgantown, West Virginia to Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 19-27, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118667378.ch6

Author Information

  1. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906614

Online ISBN: 9781118667378

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Keywords:

  • Appalachian basin;
  • Chesterian and Morrowan;
  • Coal-bearing rocks and stratigraphy;
  • Meramecian and Desmoinesian;
  • Mississippian-Pennsylvanian;
  • Petrography and palynology;
  • Pottsville formation;
  • Tectonics and pocahontas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Allocyclic Effects of Climate

  • Allocyclic Effects of Eustacy and Tectonics on Sedimentation and Depositional Environments

  • The Origin of Quartz Arenites