Diagenesis, II - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444429223, 9780080869575

Diagenesis, II, Volume 43

1st Edition

Editors: G.V. Chilingarian K.H. Wolf
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444429223
eBook ISBN: 9780080869575
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st December 1988
Page Count: 267
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Table of Contents

Introduction — A Scientific-Philosophical View of Methodology (K.H. Wolf, G.V. Chilingarian). 1. Diagenetic Processes in Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Sediments (J.M. Sharp et al). Introduction. Genesis of the Gulf of Mexico Basin. Geothermics and hydrodynamics of the system. Formation waters. Evaporites. Mesozoic rocks. Cenozoic sediments and rocks. Concluding statement. 2. Ferromagnesian and Metalliferous Pelagic Clay Minerals in Oceanic Sediments (S. Yamamoto). Introduction. Mineralogy and chemistry of oceanic sediments. Correlation between Fe and Mg in deep-sea sediments. Ferromagnesian clay mineralogy and clay mineralization in the deep-sea. Concentration processes of heavy metals in deep-sea sediments. Recognition of deep-sea sedimentary rocks through Fe/Mg ratios. Summary and conclusions. 3. Diagenetic Transformations of Minerals as Exemplified by Zeolites and Silica Minerals — A Japanese View (A. Iijima). Part I. Zeolitic diagenesis. Introduction. Genetic types of zeolite occurrence. Burial diagenesis (or burial metamorphism). Submarine hydrothermal and diagenetic alteration. Contact metamorphism and burial diagenesis. Mineralogy of diagenetic zeolites. Petrochemical aspects of zeolitization of vitric tuff. Part II. Silica diagenesis. Introduction. Silica phases in fine-grained siliceous rocks. Burial diagenesis in subsurface sections. Later diagenesis in surface sections of Neogene siliceous rocks. Preservation of siliceous organic remains. Experimental silica diagenesis. 4. Authigenic Green Particles from Marine Environments (G.S. Odin, A.C. Morton). Introduction. Physical properties. Mineralogy and chemistry. Verdissement process. Occurrence and paleogeographic significance of green particles. Conclusions. Subject Index.


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Introduction — A Scientific-Philosophical View of Methodology (K.H. Wolf, G.V. Chilingarian). 1. Diagenetic Processes in Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Sediments (J.M. Sharp et al). Introduction. Genesis of the Gulf of Mexico Basin. Geothermics and hydrodynamics of the system. Formation waters. Evaporites. Mesozoic rocks. Cenozoic sediments and rocks. Concluding statement. 2. Ferromagnesian and Metalliferous Pelagic Clay Minerals in Oceanic Sediments (S. Yamamoto). Introduction. Mineralogy and chemistry of oceanic sediments. Correlation between Fe and Mg in deep-sea sediments. Ferromagnesian clay mineralogy and clay mineralization in the deep-sea. Concentration processes of heavy metals in deep-sea sediments. Recognition of deep-sea sedimentary rocks through Fe/Mg ratios. Summary and conclusions. 3. Diagenetic Transformations of Minerals as Exemplified by Zeolites and Silica Minerals — A Japanese View (A. Iijima). Part I. Zeolitic diagenesis. Introduction. Genetic types of zeolite occurrence. Burial diagenesis (or burial metamorphism). Submarine hydrothermal and diagenetic alteration. Contact metamorphism and burial diagenesis. Mineralogy of diagenetic zeolites. Petrochemical aspects of zeolitization of vitric tuff. Part II. Silica diagenesis. Introduction. Silica phases in fine-grained siliceous rocks. Burial diagenesis in subsurface sections. Later diagenesis in surface sections of Neogene siliceous rocks. Preservation of siliceous organic remains. Experimental silica diagenesis. 4. Authigenic Green Particles from Marine Environments (G.S. Odin, A.C. Morton). Introduction. Physical properties. Mineralogy and chemistry. Verdissement process. Occurrence and paleogeographic significance of green particles. Conclusions. Subject Index.


Details

No. of pages:
267
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 1988
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080869575

Reviews

@from:Australian Mineral Foundation @qu:This book is a mixture of philosophy and science, as in the editors' introduction, and useful reviews of recent work on diagenesis. It should be of value to those wishing to keep abreast of progress in sedimentology and diagenesis. @source:AMF Informative Book Review Series


About the Editors

G.V. Chilingarian Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2531, USA

K.H. Wolf Editor