Coated Grains

Editors: Peryt, Tadeusz (Ed.)

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Coated grains have always attracted attention, at first of naturalists, and later of geologists, and the interest in these peculiar bodies was re­ lated both to their intriguing form and their significance in facies inter­ pretation and sedimentology and to their relevance to accumulations of hydrocarbons and other mineral deposits. This resulted in numerous publications on this subject, and the intention of this volume is to sum­ marize the present state of knowledge on coated grains. The idea of the book was to unite some general papers with papers reporting case studies of both recent and ancient coated grains. The organization of the book follows this intention. The papers presented in this volume have been invited by the editor; the theme of the book merits a few words of personal history. The development of studies of coated grains during the last two decades has not only resulted in a great increase in knowledge of recent and ancient environments of coated grain formation, but also numerous important and controversial questions of classification, environmental significance, mineralogical composition etc. of ancient coated grains have arisen. To answer these questions, in 1978 I started the study of many ancient and recent occurrences of coated grains at the Institut fUr Geologie, Ruhr-UniversiUH Bochum, following the invitation of Hans Fiichtbauer and sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung.

Table of contents (12 chapter)

  • Classification of Coated Grains

    Tadeusz M. Peryt

    Pages 3-6

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  • Classification of Coated Grains: Discussion

    Detlev K. Richter

    Pages 7-8

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  • Origin of Coated Grains: Trace Element Constraints

    Uwe Brand, Ján Veizer

    Pages 9-26

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  • Calcareous Ooids: A Synopsis

    Detlev K. Richter

    Pages 71-99

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  • Ooid Zonation as Indication for Environmental Conditions in a Givetian-Frasnian Carbonate Shelf-Slope Transition

    T. J. A. Reijers, A. H. M. ten Have

    Pages 188-198

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coated Grains
Copyright
1983
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-68869-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-68869-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-68871-3
Edition Number
1
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