Biogenic structures of black shale paleoenvironments by Charles W. Byers

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Published by Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University in New Haven, CT .

Written in English

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  • Sedimentary structures,
  • Shales,
  • Facies (Geology)

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 25-27.

Book details

StatementCharles W. Byers.
SeriesPostilla ;, no. 174
LC ClassificationsQH1 .P934 no. 174, QE472 .P934 no. 174
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4452842M
LC Control Number79115344

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