Recent Advances in Lower Carboniferous Geology (Geological by P. Strogen, I. D. Sommerville, G. L. Jones

By P. Strogen, I. D. Sommerville, G. L. Jones

Rocks of reduce Carboniferous age are broadly constructed throughout Europe. except their instrinsic geological curiosity, they're hosts to significant Zn-Pb-Cu-Ba deposits in eire and Au-FeS2 deposits within the Iberian Pyrite Belt. extra, the higher Palaeozoic rocks of Europe are more and more changing into the objective of oil and fuel exploration. The wealth of information on reduce Carboniferous rocks,while now not ensuring luck, might be a useful software for exploration, This ebook brings jointly in a single quantity advances during the last decade in different professional subdisciplines of geology. It comprises papers on carbonate and clastic sedimentology, palaeontology, palaeoecology, stratigraphy and biostratigraphy. additionally on hand: An Atlas of Carboniferous Basin Evolution in Northern England - ISBN 1862391351 Permo-carboniferous Magmatism And Rifting in Europe (Geological Society targeted e-book) - ISBN 1862391521 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top of the range peer-reviewed titles for teachers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas recognition for the standard of its work.The many components within which we put up in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reviews and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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F. (eds) Geology and Genesis of Mineral Deposits in Ireland. Irish Association for Economic Geology, Dublin, 513-544. ROTHERY, E. 1988a. En-echelon vein array development in extension and shear. Journal of Structural Geology, 10, 63-71. 1988b. Transpression in the Variscan foreland: a study in east-central Ireland. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 10, 1-12. RUSSELL, M. J. 1968. Structural controls of base metal mineralization in relation to continental drift. Transactions of the Institution for Mining and Metallurgy, 77B, 11-28.

5 m to >30 m, and thicken and increase in metal grade towards a series of normal faults. Alteration and metal zonation indicate that the main Killoran and Derryville faults, and a number of subsidiary faults in the hanging walls of the main faults, acted as conduits for the hydrothermal mineralizing fluids. In the Main zone the base of the Waulsortian ore body can be subdivided into at least three sulphide lenses, adjacent to the Killoran, F-57 and F-41 faults (Fig. 4). In proximity to the Killoran fault, mineralization occurs as a thick (up to 30m), wedge-shaped massive sulphide body at the base of the Waulsortian Limestone which extends along the hanging wall surface of the Killoran fault.

F. (eds) Geology and Genesis of Mineral Deposits in Ireland. Irish Association for Economic Geology, Dublin, 1-30. PICKARD, N. A. , JONES, G. , REES, J. , SOMERVILLE, I. D. & STROGEN, P. 1992. Lower Carboniferous (Dinantian) stratigraphy and structure of the Walterstown-Kentstown area, Co. Meath, Ireland. Geological Journal, 27, 35-58. PRICE, C. A. & TODD, S. P. 1988. A model for the development of the Irish Variscides. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 145, 935-939. READMAN, P. , O'REILLY, B.

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