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Title: The Upper Cretaceous Phosphate in NW-Jordan
Authors: Mustafa, Hakam
Atallah, Muhammad
Khuri, Hani
Subject: Phosphoates - Jordan;Phosphates - Mines and Mining - Jordan
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: عمادة البحث العلمي والدراسات العليا - جامعة اليرموك
Abstract: The Phosphorite Unit in NW-Jordan consists of bedded phosphates,phosphatic marls,phosphatic chert and few sterilie associated interbeds .it has of a thickness up to 11.5m,from whivh about 3-5.5m are phosphate .it is of late campanian to early maastrichtain in age.all phosphate beds in NW-Jordan are reworked phosphates, deposited as wackstone to packstone or grainstone in inner shelf environment and consisting of the allochems intraclasts , dioclasts (mostly fish fragments ) and peloids and of matrix consisting of carbonate micrite or cement or cherty cement.
Description: أبحاث اليرموك : سلسلة العلوم الأساسية و الهندسية
1998, Vol. 7, Issue 1, p73-114
Includes References
Document Type: Article
Language: ENG
Appears in Collections:Abhath Al-Yarmouk Basic Science & Engineering - AYBSE

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