Evidence for Estuarine Sedimentation in Wilcox (Paleogene) Deposits at the Big Brown Lignite Mine

  1. Walter B. Ayers Jr.,
  2. John A. Breyer and
  3. Robert B. Finkelman
  1. John A. Breyer

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT173p0017

Depositional Settings of Texas Lignites: Dallas to San Antonio, Texas, July 4-8, 1989

Depositional Settings of Texas Lignites: Dallas to San Antonio, Texas, July 4-8, 1989

How to Cite

Breyer, J. A. (1989) Evidence for Estuarine Sedimentation in Wilcox (Paleogene) Deposits at the Big Brown Lignite Mine, in Depositional Settings of Texas Lignites: Dallas to San Antonio, Texas, July 4-8, 1989 (eds W. B. Ayers, J. A. Breyer and R. B. Finkelman), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT173p0017

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology, Texas Christian University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905754

Online ISBN: 9781118669433

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Keywords:

  • Bedding types and wave ripples;
  • Big Brown mine;
  • Diagenetic minerals;
  • Estuarine and lacustrine;
  • Lateral accretion surfaces and trace fossils;
  • Subaqueous shrinkage cracks;
  • Tidal crossbeds and runoff channels;
  • Water salinity and coal macerals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Geologic Setting

  • Estuarine or FLuvial And Lacustrine?