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Diagenesis of Upper Jurassic Sponge-Algal Reefs in SW Germany

  • R. Koch
  • M. Schorr

Abstract

Sponge-algal reefs are characteristic of the Upper Jurassic of S.Germany where they occur as massive carbonates. Abundant data have been published concerning these “reefs” and their relationship to the adjacent, well-bedded “normal” facies (Gwinner 1976, Aldinger 1968, Wendt 1980). Most publications are concerned with stratigraphic and paleogeographic problems or with general petrographic analyses.

Keywords

Freshwater Influx Siliceous Sponge Internal Sediment Sponge Reef Core Facies 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Koch
    • 1
  • M. Schorr
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für SedimentforschungUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergFRGermany

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