Problems, Progress and Future Research Concerning Dolomites and Dolomitization

  1. Bruce Purser,
  2. Maurice Tucker and
  3. Donald Zenger
  1. B. H. Purser1,
  2. M. E. Tucker2 and
  3. D. H. Zenger3

Published Online: 14 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304077.ch1

Dolomites: A Volume in Honour of Dolomieu

Dolomites: A Volume in Honour of Dolomieu

How to Cite

Purser, B. H., Tucker, M. E. and Zenger, D. H. (1994) Problems, Progress and Future Research Concerning Dolomites and Dolomitization, in Dolomites: A Volume in Honour of Dolomieu (eds B. Purser, M. Tucker and D. Zenger), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304077.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratoire de Pétrologie Sédimentaire, Université de Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay, France

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Durham, DH1 3LE, UK

  3. 3

    Department of Geology, Pomona College, 91711 Claremont, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 MAY 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632037872

Online ISBN: 9781444304077

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Keywords:

  • problems, progress and future research in dolomites and dolomitization;
  • International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS) and Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM);
  • dolomite and its origins - progress, problems and speculations;
  • evaluation of specific hydrodynamic models and burial dolomitization;
  • dolomite crystal evolution in modern sediments;
  • modern dolomites and their role in understanding ancient dolomites;
  • significance of dolomite fabrics and mineralogy;
  • dolomite distribution and basin morphology;
  • global factors influencing dolomite distribution