Chapter 7. Diagenetic Processes, Products and Environments

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

Published Online: 11 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314175.ch7

Carbonate Sedimentology

Carbonate Sedimentology

How to Cite

Tucker, M. E. and Wright, V. P. (1990) Diagenetic Processes, Products and Environments, in Carbonate Sedimentology, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314175.ch7

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:

  • diagenetic processes, products and environments;
  • carbonate diagenesis environments - marine, near-surface meteoric and burial environments;
  • microbial micritization;
  • diagenetic environments;
  • shallow·marine diagenesis;
  • marine diagenesis in modern reefs;
  • marine diagenesis in ancient intertidal-supratidal facies;
  • shallow-water limestones in geological record;
  • meteoric diagenesis;
  • mineralogical stabilization and geochemical changes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diagenetic processes: a brief introduction

  • Diagenetic environments

  • Shallow-marine diagenesis

  • Meteoric diagenesis

  • Diagenesis in the burial environment

  • Diagenetic sequences and models