Cyclic Salinity Model for deposition of large-scale coal deposits
Butler, James Henry (2015) Cyclic Salinity Model for deposition of large-scale coal deposits. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
Existing field data for Rangal coals (Late Permian) of the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia, are inconsistent with the depositional model generally accepted in the current geological literature to explain coal deposition. Given the apparent unsuitability of the current depositional model to the Bowen Basin coal data, a new depositional model, here named the Cyclic Salinity Model, is proposed and tested in this study.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Keywords:||coal, Bowen Basin, Rangal Coals, Queensland, deposition model, tuff, zircon, Permian, cyclicity, salinity|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Earth, Environmental & Biological Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||18 Sep 2015 03:09|
|Last Modified:||18 Sep 2015 03:09|
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