Ouardi, H.E. (2002) Origin of lateral variations of the Ypresian deposits in the dome zone in northern Tunisia Origine des variations latérales des dépǒts yprésiens dans la zone des dǒmes en Tunisie septentrionale. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 334 (2). pp. 141-146.

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Abstract

In the Mejez El Bab-Testour area (northern Tunisia), the Early Eocene extension induced block tilting and salt tectonics of the Triassic evaporites. Tectonic events and halokinesis have determined the organization of Ypresian sediments. Diapiric structures have been generated during Cretaceous along the east-west, north-south and NE-SW major faults and emphasised during Lower Eocene. In this region, the Ypresian deposits constitute a filling sequence and show several thickness and facies variations. They correspond to a Nummulitic and Globigerina mixed facies characterizing a platform-basin transition zone. © 2002 Académie des.sciences /Éditions scientifiques et médicales Elsevier SAS.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: diapir; Eocene; facies analysis; salt tectonics; structural control, Mejez El Bab; Tunisia
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Divisions: SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION > Earth and Planetary Sciences
Depositing User: Administrateur Eprints Administrateur Eprints
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2020 15:46
URI: http://eprints.umi.ac.ma/id/eprint/2965

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