Sedimentology and lithostratigraphy of Upper Eocene sponge-rich sediments, southern Western Australia.

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2000

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Gammon, Paul R
James, Noel P
Clarke, Jonathan
Bone, Yvonne

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Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Abstract

Late Eocene time in the Bremer and western Eucla Basins of southern Western Australia was a period of terrigenous clastic and abundant, unusual, biosiliceous sponge sedimentation. The Pallinap Formation (revised) consists of five units; 1 and 2 are basal

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Keywords: Eocene; lithostratigraphy; sedimentology; sequence stratigraphy; sponge; Australia Eocene; Pallinup Formation; Princess Royal Spongolite; Sedimentology; Sequence stratigraphy; Spiculite; Spongolite; Western Australia; Wilson Bluff Limestone

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Australian Journal of Earth Sciences

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1046/j.1440-0952.2000.00835.x

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2037-12-31