20. Selenite facies in marine evaporites: a review

  1. Christopher G. St.C. Kendall2,
  2. Abdulrahman S. Alsharhan3,
  3. Ian Jarvis4 and
  4. Tom Stevens5
  1. Federico Ortí

Published Online: 31 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch20

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

How to Cite

Ortí, F. (2010) Selenite facies in marine evaporites: a review, in Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman (eds C. G. St.C. Kendall, A. S. Alsharhan, I. Jarvis and T. Stevens), John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 USA

  2. 3

    Faculty of Science, UAE University, P.O. Box 17551, Al-Ain United Arab Emirates

  3. 4

    School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, Centre for Earth and Environmental Science Research, Kingston University London, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE, UK

  4. 5

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

Author Information

  1. Departament de Geoquímica, Petrologia i Prospecció Geologica, Facultat de Geologia, Universitat de Barcelona, C/Martí i Franqués s/n; 08028 Barcelona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444339109

Online ISBN: 9781444392326

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Keywords:

  • selenite facies;
  • evaporitic basin;
  • marine evaporates;
  • pseudomorphic anhydrite;
  • sedimentological conditions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Selenite Crystals, Facies and Geochemistry

  • Preservation of Selenites as Pseudomorphs

  • Selenite Facies in Modern Environments

  • Selenite Facies in Ancient Environments

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements