By Juergen Schieber, Pradip K. Bose, P.G. Eriksson, Santanu Banerjee, Subir Sarkar, Wladyslaw Altermann, Octavian Catuneanu
Drawing on a mix of recent occurrences and certain historic opposite numbers, this atlas is a treatise of mat-related sedimentary beneficial properties that one may possibly anticipate to work out in historical terrigenous clastic sedimentary successions. by way of combining sleek and historical examples, the relationship is made to most probably formative strategies and the usage of those good points within the interpretation of historical sedimentary rocks.
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Extra resources for Atlas of Microbial Mat Features Preserved within the Siliciclastic Rock Record (Atlases in Geoscience, Volume 2)
Geoaustria). (E) Biolaminite within quartz sandy tidal flat sediments, containing matrix-supported sediment grains arranged with their long axes parallel to the bounding plane. Photo: Gisela Gerdes. (F) Microbial laminabound heavy mineral grains within siliciclastic tidal flat sediments. Photo: Gisela Gerdes. Locality of photos: A – Bahar Alouane, southern Tunisia; B to F – Mellum Island, southern North Sea coast (Germany). Structures Left by Modern Microbial Mats in Their Host Sediments 19 Figure 2-1-8: Overgrowth, fixation and nivellement of ripples.
Once again, this was a scheme based on genetic factors. Noffke et al. (2001a) proposed two classes of MISS: (class A) structures atop bedding planes, and (class B) those within beds: 39 40 Eriksson et al. (1) Class A: (a) levelled depositional surfaces and wrinkle marks; (b) microbial mat chips; (c) erosional remnants and pockets; (d) multidirectional or palimpsest ripples; (e) mat curls, shrinkage cracks. (2) Class B: (a) sponge pore fabrics, gas domes, fenestrae structures; (b) sinoidal laminae; (c) oriented grains, benthic ooids; (d) biolaminites, mat-layer-bound grain sizes.
2003, for discussion). , 1994a). Granular carbonates in plastic gel (Figure 2-4-1D) form around nuclei which may have been cells or cell clusters, liquid or gaseous bubbles, or tissue remains of mats. Growth-bedding confines particles into a layered appearance (Figure 2-4-1A). Different particle types coexist in microbial mats, including peloids, ooids or botryoidal lumps (Figures 2-4-1B to -4-1F). , 1985) denotes fabrics owing their structures to interaction of particle growth and elastic response of filamentous mats (Figure 2-4-1D).
Atlas of Microbial Mat Features Preserved within the Siliciclastic Rock Record (Atlases in Geoscience, Volume 2) by Juergen Schieber, Pradip K. Bose, P.G. Eriksson, Santanu Banerjee, Subir Sarkar, Wladyslaw Altermann, Octavian Catuneanu