Phosphogenesis and organic-matter preservation in the Miocene Monterey Formation (California, U.S.A.) and their bearing on Miocene environmental change


In outcrops west of Santa Barbara (CA, USA), the Miocene Monterey Formation is predominantly composed of organic-rich mudstone interstratified with phosphatic laminae. The presence of erosional surfaces, angular... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Karl Föllmi (University of Lausanne)

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Topics: Sedimentary signatures of global changes


MS10 » Sedimentary signature of Global Changes II (14:30 - Tuesday, 24th May, KARAM 2)

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