Marine black shales: depositional mechanisms and environments of ancient deposits

M. A. Arthur, B. B. Sageman

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Abstract

Outlines the salient features and inferred depositional regimes for black shales in the stratigraphic record and provide guidelines for further study. Includes a discussion of OC preservation in modern marine environments as a prelude to interpretation of the ancient record, and of proposed biotic and geochemical indicators of degree of oxygenation in the water column. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-551
Number of pages53
JournalAnnual Review of Earth & Planatary Sciences
Volume22
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Space and Planetary Science

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