Origin of Coal Deposits and Associated Rocks in the Carboniferous of the Appalachian Basin

  1. C. Blaine Cecil,
  2. Cortland Eble,
  3. C. Blaine Cecil,
  4. James C. Cobb,
  5. Donald R. Chestnut Jr.,
  6. Heinz Damberger and
  7. Kenneth J. Englund
  1. C. Blaine Cecil and
  2. Kenneth J. Englund

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT143p0084

Carboniferous Geology of the Eastern United States

Carboniferous Geology of the Eastern United States

How to Cite

Cecil, C. B. and Englund, K. J. (1989) Origin of Coal Deposits and Associated Rocks in the Carboniferous of the Appalachian Basin, in Carboniferous Geology of the Eastern United States (eds C. B. Cecil, C. Eble, C. B. Cecil, J. C. Cobb, D. R. Chestnut, H. Damberger and K. J. Englund), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT143p0084

Author Information

  1. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906478

Online ISBN: 9781118667316

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Keywords:

  • Allocyclic effects and quartz arenites;
  • Appalachian basin and Carboniferous;
  • Birch River, Bluestone and Bolt Mountain sections;
  • Camp Creek Interchange and West Virginia Turnpike sections;
  • Coal deposits;
  • Fayetteville, Ingleside and Mount Hope sections;
  • Pinnacle Rock State Park and Pocahontas Exhibition Mine;
  • Upper Pennsylvanian Monongahela Group strata

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Allocyclic Effects of Climate

  • Allocyclic Effects of Eustacy and Tectonics

  • The Origin of Quartz Arenites