A Review of the Origin and Evolution of Carbonate Mud-Mounds

  1. C. L. V. Monty,
  2. D. W. J. Bosence,
  3. P. H. Bridges and
  4. B. R. Pratt
  1. D. W. J. Bosence1 and
  2. P. H. Bridges2

Published Online: 14 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304114.ch1

Carbonate Mud-Mounds: Their Origin and Evolution

Carbonate Mud-Mounds: Their Origin and Evolution

How to Cite

Bosence, D. W. J. and Bridges, P. H. (1995) A Review of the Origin and Evolution of Carbonate Mud-Mounds, in Carbonate Mud-Mounds: Their Origin and Evolution (eds C. L. V. Monty, D. W. J. Bosence, P. H. Bridges and B. R. Pratt), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304114.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK

  2. 2

    Division of Earth Sciences, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 JUL 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865429338

Online ISBN: 9781444304114

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Keywords:

  • evolution of carbonate mud-mounds;
  • ‘lime mud-mounds’;
  • ‘microbial mounds’, ‘skeletal mounds’ and ‘mud-mounds’;
  • Stromatactis and zebra rock;
  • evolution of mud-mounds- four main phases;
  • exception- unusual, small, presumed chemosynthetic microbial mounds