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Index aggregate grains (carbonate), 5, 336, 337, 339, 350, 368 albite, 121, 241, 281, 299, 300 albitization, 287, 297, 299, 300 amphiboles, 113, 124, 127, 148, 226, 308 analcime, 303–306 andalusite, 124, 243 anhydrite, 290, 318, 463, 466, 467, 469, 474, 476 ankerite, 136, 213, 275, 281, 318 anorthoclase, 119, 120, 237 anoxia, 200, 202, 203, 273, 511, 512, 528, 544, 550 apatite, 105, 124, 243, 518–523 aragonite, 281, 301, 314, 317, 319, 342, 343, 372, 374, 411–429, 446–449, 456, 457 arkose, 141, 150, 151 aulacogens, 14 authigenic minerals, 129, 303, 307, 480 bacterial activity, 273, 327 bafflestone, 353, 367 barite, 6, 106, 124, 148, 281, 290 basin analysis, 18, 109 basins, types of, 12–16, 246–248, 474, 476, 495 beachrock, 415, 417–419 bindstone, 353, 367 bioherms, 364, 370 bioturbation, 53, 99, 229, 271, 272, 416, 456 birdseye structure, 355, 360 bitumen, 6, 527, 529, 543, 553, 554 böhm lamellae, 114, 115 Bouma sequence, 70–72, 157 boundstone, 353, 356, 367, 370 breccias, 167–169, 189, 379 burial-history curves, 287, 303, 307 calcite, 314, 317–319, 327–330, 337–350, 371–380, 384, 388–396, 409–430, 438–451, 456, 457 calcitization, 409, 419, 420, 475 carbonaceous sedimentary rocks, 527–555 chemical composition of, 530 kerogen in, 529–530 kinds of, 532 organic matter in, 5, 528 carbonate grains, 59, 325–340 minerals, 314, 317–320 solubility, relative, 412 carboxylic acid, 276, 277, 529 caries texture, 129, 450 catagnesis, 551 cathodoluminescence, 111, 232–237, 444 cement stratigraphy, 443, 444 cements carbonate, 148, 281–283, 414, 418, 438–440 quartz, 283–289 other, 290, 291 chalcedony, 114, 117, 118, 281, 284, 478–480 chamosite, 129, 273, 508, 512 chemical compaction, 278, 431, 432, 433, 434, 456, 457 chert bedded, 478, 482–484, 492–495 chemical composition of, 480 deposition of, 485–491 mineralogy and texture of, 478–480 nodular, 484 replacement by, 491 varieties of, 481 chickenwire structure, 467 chlorite, 122, 123, 210 clarin, 537 clay minerals, 113, 123, 136, 205, 207, 210, 301, 303 coal, 533–542 classification of, 533 macerals in, 538 origin of, 540–542 petrography of, 536 conglomerates, 165–193 cement in, 170 classification of, 168, 172 composition of, 169 depositional environments of, 178 fabric support in, 166 596 Index matrix in, 170 occurrence of, 175 open work, 171 sedimentary structures in, 172 corpuscle effect, 26, 40 cyanobacteria, 91, 331, 354, 377 cyclothems, 542 decarboxylation, 277, 451, 551 decementation, 293, 294 diagenesis of carbonate rocks diagenetic processes biogenic activity, 410 cementation, 414, 423, 435 compaction (physical), 431, 432 dissolution, 291–294, 418, 422, 451, 454 neomorphism, 419, 420, 423, 444, 446 pressure solution see (chemical compaction) replacement, 449, 450 diagenetic regimes, 409 deep-burial, 428 meteoric, 409, 420 mixing-zone, 409, 427 seafloor, 409, 410 variables affecting mineralogy and grain size, 429 pore-fluid composition, 429 pressure, 430 temperature, 430 diagenesis of Sandstones and Shales ages of diagenetic events, 307 albitization, 299 bioturbation, 271 cementation, 280–291 chemical and biochemical reactions in, 273 clay-mineral authigenesis, 301 compaction, 277–280 dissolution, 291–294 eogenesis, 271–274 mesogenesis, 274–307 oxidation (of ferromagnesian minerals), 307 recrystallization and inversion, 300–301 replacement, 294–297 stages of diagenesis, 269 telogenesis, 308 zeolite authigenesis, 303–306 diagenetic stages, 269 diamictite, 166 dissolution congruent, 292 incongruent, 292, 294 dolomites, 382–407 chemistry of, 393 dolomite problem, The, 393 mineralogy of, 383 models for origin of, 396–404 mottled, 391 protodolomite, 383 stoichiometry of, 383 texture of, 385 zoning of, 389 dolomitization, 394–407 drusy texture, 129–132, 345, 346 durain, 536–538 enterolithic structure, 469, 477 eogenesis, 270, 271, 408 eolinite (carbonate), 380 epiclasts, 160 epimatrix, 134 evaporative pumping, 308, 399 evaporative drawdown, 474 evaporites, 462–478 ancient deposits of, 477 classification of, 466 deposition of, 471 depositional models for, 472 diagenesis of, 475 mineralogy of, 463–466 rates of deposition, 462 extraclasts, 335, 336, 350 fabric, 53–58 grain packing, 53 particle orientation, 54 feldspars, general, 118–121 alkali (potassium), 118, 119, 237 chemistry of, 240 plagioclase, 119, 121, 122, 147, 238 twinning of, 239 zoning of, 237, 238 feldspathic arenite, 146–151 fermentation, 274, 276 fissility, 198, 200 flint, 481 floatstone, 353 fluid inclusion studies, 286, 303, 307, 437, 438, 444 framestone, 353, 357 francolite, 516, 517 fusain, 536, 537 garnet, 113, 124, 142, 148, 154, 243 geopetal fabric, 131, 355, 360, 361 geosynclines, 12 glauconite, 6, 129, 273, 307, 505, 508, 517 glaucophane, 124, 154, 243 goethite, 113, 136, 206, 213, 281, 290, 307, 505, 508 597 598 grain shape, 36–49 fourier shape analysis, 41–46 methods of expressing, 36 particle form, 38 roundness, 40 significance of, 46–48 sphericity, 38 grain size, 21–36 grain-size scales, 21 interpretation and significance of, 32–36 methods of measuring, 23–32 grainstone, 353, 367, 368, 415, 492 grapestone, 336, 337, 368, 415 graywacke, 141, 147, 151, 152, 157, 281 greensands, 164 gypsum, 290, 397, 399, 461, 463, 466, 467, 470, 471, 474, 476, 477 halite, 463, 466, 469, 471, 474, 477 hardgrounds, 361, 415, 416 heavy minerals, 112, 123–125, 129, 137, 138, 148, 207, 241, 244, 293 hematite, 496, 502, 505, 509, 512 hornblende, 124, 154, 243 hyaloclastites, 189 hydraulic equivalent size, 123, 137 hydraulic ratio, 137 iron-rich sedimentary rocks, 495–512 depositional models of, 510 kinds of, 496 iron formations, 497 iron-rich shales, 506 ironstones, 504 origin of, 507 isotopes carbon, 320, 323, 531, 532 hydrogen, 531 nitrogen (organic matter), 531 oxygen, 319–321, 324, 442 radiogenic, 325 sulfur, 531 jasper, 481 kaolinite, 197, 206, 208, 290, 291, 301, 308 kerogen, 213, 276, 529–531, 546, 551 lahars, 58, 159 limestones, 313–381 carbonate grains in, kinds of, 326–339 carbonate microfacies, 365–366 chemical composition of, 319 chemistry of deposition, 371–374 Index classification of, 347–354 depositional environments of, 366–369 isotope composition of, 319–325 micrite in, 341–344 mineralogy of, 314–319 nonmarine carbonates, 374–381 ooids in, 328–331 sparry calcite in, 344–346 structures and textures in, 354–364 limonite, 113, 124, 206, 213, 307, 430 liptinite, 537, 538, 539, 546 lithic arenite, 139, 141, 151–159, 247, 290 lithoclasts, 333–336, 367, 368, 519 lithoherm, 416 lumps (carbonate), 336, 337, 350, 368, 415 lysocline aragonite, 412, 414 calcite, 412–414 macerals, 537–540, 546 magadiite, 473, 490 magmatic are provenances, 11, 13, 156, 178, 221, 247, 248, 254 magnetite, 113, 124, 148, 307, 496, 502, 507 marcasite, 136, 206, 213 matrix, 112, 129, 132, 134, 139, 143 mesodiagenesis (mesogenesis), 270, 280, 286, 290, 307, 308, 408 micas, 112, 113, 122, 123 micrite (defined), 341–344 micrite envelope, 333, 411, 432, 435 micritization, 333, 337, 371, 411 microcline, 119, 120, 147, 237, 290 mudcracks, 101, 163 mudstone (carbonate), 352, 353 mudstones and Shales, 194–219 chemical composition of, 210 classification of, 214, 215 definition of, 194 fissility in, 198 method of study, 195 microfabrics in, 197 mineralogy of, 205 organic matter in, 213 sedimentary structures in, 202 textures of, 196 muscovite, 112, 122, 123, 142, 206, 209 neomorphism, 300, 419, 420, 423, 444, 446, 447 oil Shale, 542–547 composition and classification of, 545 origin of, 546 oncoids, 331, 332, 350 ooids, 328–331 Index opal, 115, 117, 142, 206, 284, 285, 289, 301, 478, 479, 488, 489, 492 organic matter, 128, 213, 276, 319, 527–529, 531, 540, 542, 550 orthoclase, 119, 120, 237 orthomatrix, 134 overpressured-fluid zones, 431 packing (of grains), 53, 54, 278, 279, 431 packstone, 353, 359, 367, 432 paleocurrent analysis, 58, 109, 221, 223 paleomagnetism, 223, 225 pebbly mudstone, 166, 192 pellets, 99, 326, 327, 349, 518, 519 permeability, 59, 61, 62, 402, 429 perthite, 119, 120, 237 petroleum, 547–553 composition of, 547 occurrence and distribution of, 548 origin of, 550–553 phi scale, 22, 23 phreatic zone, 378, 409, 410, 424, 425, 427 phosphorites, 213, 461, 512–526 classification of, 518 deposition of, 520–524 kinds of, 520 mineralogy of, 516, 219 occurrence of, 513 stratigraphic characteristics of, 515 phyllosilicates, 207, 208, 210 plagioclase see (Feldspar) plate tectonics, 12, 246, 478 point counting, methods of, 59 polymorphic transformation, 301, 419, 420, 440, 444, 446, 449 porcellanite, 482, 488, 492 porosity, 59–62 In carbonate rocks, 451–455 In siliciclastic rocks, 278–280 pressure solution (chemical compaction), 275, 278, 279, 294, 432–438 protodolomite, 393, 394 protomatrix, 132, 134 provenance, 220–267 climate and relief (analysis of), 257–259 conglomerates and, 259 factors affecting interpretation of, 225 modeling of, 261 paleocurrent analysis and, 223 paleomagnetism and, 225 sandstones and, 229 shales and, 265 source-rock lithology and, 229–246 tectonic setting, 246–255, 264 tools for analysis of, 221–223 pseudomatrix, 134, 162 pseudomorphs’ 298, 450 pyrite, 496, 506, 508 pyrobitumins, 553, 554 pyroclasts, 159, 160, 189 pyroxenes, 113, 147, 160, 307, 308 599 quartz (general), 114–117 monocrystalline, 115, 116, 142, 251, 258 nonundulose, 142 overgrowths on, 116, 155, 273, 280, 283, 286, 289, 294 polycrystalline, 115–117 undulose, 142, 231 quartz arenite, 139, 141–149, 247 reactivation surfaces, 76 recycling of sedimentary rocks, 9–11, 124, 173, 178, 247 reefs, 364, 415–417 replacement, force of crystallization- controlled, 295, 450 rock fragments, 113, 125–130 rudstone, 353, 367, 368 rutile (ZTR Index), 125, 142 sabkhas, 399, 472–474 saddle dolomite, 388, 441 salinas, 472, 473 salt sieving, 276 sampling (field), 16, 17 sand crystals, 106, 107 sandstones, 111–164 authigenic minerals in, 129 cement in, 130, 142, 148, 155 chemical composition of, 111, 134–138 classification of, 138–141 composition, 111 detrital grains in, 112 matrix in, 129–134 mineralogy of, 112–126 particle composition, 112 sanidine, 119, 120, 237 sapropels, 6, 528 scanning electron microscopy, 314, 365 sedimentary structures, 63–109 amalgamated beds, 66 ball and pillow structures, 85 beds and bed sets, 64, 67 Bouma sequence, 70 bounce, brush, prod, roll, and skip marks, 94 channels, 90 concretions and nodules, 104 cone-in-cone structure, 107 convolute bedding and lamination, 84 cross-bedding, 74 600 sedimentary structures (cont.) current crescents, 96 dish and pillar structures, 89 flame structures, 85 flaser and lenticular bedding, 77 flute casts, 95 graded bedding, 70 groove casts, 93 hummocky cross-stratification, 79 laminae, 64 laminated bedding, 67 load casts, 97 massive bedding, 73 mudcracks, 101 parting lineation, 102 reactivation surface, 76 ripple cross-lamination, 76 ripple marks, 80 rip-up clasts, 88 sandstone dikes and sills, 103 scour-and-fill structures, 90 sole markings, 92 sparry calcite, 344–346 stromatolites, 91, 354 stylolites, 107 syneresis cracks, 101 synsedimentary folds, 86 trace fossils, 98–101 sedimentary textures, 21–62 seepage refluxion, 397 sericite, 113, 147, 149, 297 shale dewatering, 272, 429 shales see (mudstones and shales) shards, 127, 159–161, 293, 305 siderite, 8, 496, 502 silica cement, 155, 283, 284, 289, 290 solubility of, 284, 285, 485 source of, 288, 289, 486 sinter, siliceous, 482 skeletal grains, 326, 337 smectite, 113, 210, 275, 282, 306 Index solid hydrocarbons, 553–554 asphaltites, 553 asphalts, 553 native mineral waxes, 554 pyrobitumins, 554 sparry calcite cement, 344–346 spicularite, 483 Stokes’ Law, 24 stromatactis, 355–361 stromatolites, 91, 92, 354, 355 stylolites, 107, 433–436, 441 surface texture, 37, 49–51 syntaxial overgrowths, 142 carbonates, 345, 346 quartz, 116, 283, 286 telodiagenesis (telogenesis), 270, 271, 308, 408 tepee structure, 355, 361, 362 textural inversion, 144, 367 textural maturity, 52, 53, 141, 156, 349 thrombolites, 358 trace fossils, 98–101 travertine, 376, 377 tridymite, 114, 115, 117 tufa, 376, 377 tuffs, 159, 160, 482 turbidites, 70–73, 158, 474 Udden – Wentworth grain-size scale, 21, 22 undulatory extinction, 114, 115, 230, 231 vadose zone, 308, 333, 378, 422–425, 477 vitrain, 536–538 vitrinite, 537–539 volcanic glass, 206, 207 volcaniclastic sandstones, 158–163 zebra dolomite, 391, 392 zeolites, 206, 303, 305 zircon, 124, 125, 148, 245, 265 zoned dolomite, 389, 390 ZTR index, 125, 142, 148, 155

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