Chapter 6. Carbonate Mineralogy and Chemistry

  1. Maurice E. Tucker1 and
  2. V. Paul Wright2

Published Online: 11 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314175.ch6

Carbonate Sedimentology

Carbonate Sedimentology

How to Cite

Tucker, M. E. and Wright, V. P. (1990) Carbonate Mineralogy and Chemistry, in Carbonate Sedimentology, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314175.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Durham, UK

  2. 2

    University of Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 MAR 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632014729

Online ISBN: 9781444314175

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Keywords:

  • carbonate mineralogy and chemistry;
  • crystal chemistry of common carbonates;
  • biomineralization;
  • trace elements;
  • stable hydrogen and oxygen isotopes in water;
  • diagenetic environments;
  • marine diagenesis in carbonate sands;
  • modern marine cement geochemistry;
  • radiogenic isotopes and strontium;
  • oxygen isotopic fractionation in calcium carbonate-water-bicarbonate system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Crystal chemistry of common carbonates

  • Trace elements

  • Isotopes