Diagenetic replacement of Micas by Carbonates
In the Ordovician sandstones of the Cantabrian Mountains a replacement of the micas by carbonate minerals could be observed. The absence of metamorphic minerals suggests a diagenetic replacement. This is supported by the finding of the same type of replacement in some undisturbed Pliocene sediments of an intramontane basin in the French Pyrenees. It seems that replacement can occur at any stage during diagenesis.
|Journal||Leidse Geologische Mededelingen|
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Oele, E. (1961). Diagenetic replacement of Micas by Carbonates. Leidse Geologische Mededelingen, 26(1), 115–119.