Syn-Sedimentary Marine Lithification of Middle Jurassic Limestones in the Paris Basin

  1. Maurice E. Tucker3 and
  2. Robin G. C. Bathurst4
  1. B. H. Purser1,2

Published Online: 29 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304510.ch8

Carbonate Diagenesis

Carbonate Diagenesis

How to Cite

Purser, B. H. (1990) Syn-Sedimentary Marine Lithification of Middle Jurassic Limestones in the Paris Basin, in Carbonate Diagenesis (eds M. E. Tucker and R. G. C. Bathurst), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304510.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Durham, UK

  2. 4

    Derwen Deg Fawr, Llanfair DC, Ruthin, Clwyd, North Wales, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Koninklijke/Shell Exploratie en Produktie Laboratorium, Rijswijk, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Laboratoire de Petrologie Sedimentaire, Batiment 504, Université de Paris-Sud, 91405 Orsay, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 21 AUG 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632029389

Online ISBN: 9781444304510

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Keywords:

  • syn-sedimentary marine lithification of Middle Jurassic limestones in the Paris Basin;
  • bored surfaces in Middle Jurassic limestones in northeastern France, indicating syn-sedimentary lithification;
  • diagenetic fabrics - calcite druse, echinoderm overgrowths, and microcrystalline cements;
  • “Callovian cycle”;
  • Upper Callovian ammonite-rich marls and ferruginous ooliths;
  • serpulid encrusted rock, occurring at base of Upper Jurassic cycle