Sediment geochemistry as a provenance indicator: Unravelling the cryptic signatures of polycyclic sources, climate change, tectonism and volcanism
Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2013
© 2013 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2013 International Association of Sedimentologists
Volume 61, Issue 2, pages 383–410, February 2014
How to Cite
Zhang, Y., Pe-Piper, G., Piper, D. J.W. (2014), Sediment geochemistry as a provenance indicator: Unravelling the cryptic signatures of polycyclic sources, climate change, tectonism and volcanism. Sedimentology, 61: 383–410. doi: 10.1111/sed.12066
- Issue online: 21 JAN 2014
- Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 15 JUL 2013 04:40AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 11 JUN 2013
- Manuscript Received: 26 NOV 2012
- Nova Scotia Offshore Energy Technical Research Association
- NSERC Discovery Grant
- Geological Survey of Canada Offshore Geoscience Program. Grant Number: 20130093
Table S1. Whole-rock geochemical analyses of Upper Jurassic–Lower Cretaceous sedimentary rocks in the Scotian Basin.
Figure S1. Plots of (A) Al2O3 versus SiO2, (B) P2O5/Al2O3 versus CaO/Al2O3, (C) Fe2O3/Al2O3 versus MgO/Al2O3 for all 445 samples.
Figure S2. Variations of (A) SiO2, (B) Al2O3, (C) TiO2, (D) Zr, (E) Cr, (F) Th, (G) V, (H) Ni against mean grain size of framework grain size for all sandstones.
Figure S3. Plot of Th/U for all screened-in mudstones against stratigraphic levels.
Figure S4. Plot of TiO2 versus Al2O3 for mudstones.
Figure S5. Variations of Na2O/K2O ratios with stratigraphic level for (A) mudstones and (B) sandstones. (C) Variation of Rb with depth for sandstones.
Figure S6. Biplots of PC1 and PC2 loadings and sample scores for major and trace elements taken together, for mudstones (A) and sandstones (B).
Figure S7. Variations of Cr and Zr against εNd of sedimentary rocks in the Lower Cretaceous of the Scotian Basin. Data are from Piper et al. (2011b).
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