Argillaceous Rock Atlas by Neal R. O’Brien, Roger M. Slatt (auth.)

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This fissile, organic shale is in a classic area for the study of Jurassic ammonites. Sedimentary Environment: marine, anaerobic Significant Features: lamination, preferred orientation, organic content Geology: This shale is characterized by a sparce, low diversity epifauna (mainly bivalves) (Morris, 1979, 1980). The macro- and microfabrics are characterized by well preserved laminae and parallelism of particles indicating an absence of bioturbation. The organic content indicates preservation of organics under anoxic conditions.

Notice the abrupt tum in the lower segment of the burrow. ). What is clear, however, is that burrowing did not proceed into the anoxic sediment of the black mud because of restricted conditions. This example illustrates that macro- and micro-fabric analysis provides another way to view the details of geological history.

This thickly laminated, dark gray shale exhibits fabric evidence of having been deposited from low density, bottom-flowing turbidity currents. Sedimentary Environment: shallow marine shelf, dysaerobic to aerobic. Significant Features: particle size variation in adjacent laminae; evidence of erosion by bottom flowing currents. Geology: The Sunbury Shale was deposited in the Ohio Basin during progradation of the Berea Delta. Lamination resulted from deposition from episodic pulses of low density, low velocity turbidity currents.

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