Origin of the Miocene Monterey Formation in California

  1. Thomas MacKinnon,
  2. J. W. Randall and
  3. Robert E. Garrison
  1. Thomas C. MacKinnon

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT311p0001

Oil in the Monterey California Formation Los Angeles to Santa Maria, California July 20-24, 1989

Oil in the Monterey California Formation Los Angeles to Santa Maria, California July 20-24, 1989

How to Cite

MacKinnon, T. C. (1989) Origin of the Miocene Monterey Formation in California, in Oil in the Monterey California Formation Los Angeles to Santa Maria, California July 20-24, 1989 (eds T. MacKinnon, J. W. Randall and R. E. Garrison), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT311p0001

Author Information

  1. Chevron U.S.A., San Ramon, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906003

Online ISBN: 9781118666760

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Keywords:

  • Calcareous facies;
  • California;
  • Diagenesis and dolomite;
  • Diatomaceous and siliceous rocks;
  • Miocene Monterey Formation;
  • Phosphatic and siliceous facies;
  • Phosphatic beds;
  • Sedimentation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geologic Setting

  • Stratigraphy

  • Siliceous Rock Types and Diagenesis

  • Rock Classification

  • Oceanographic, Climatic, and Tectonic Controls on Sedimentation

  • Cycles

  • Origin of Dolomite

  • Origin of Phosphatic Beds