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Characteristics of silty laminae in Zhangjiatan Shale of southeastern Ordos Basin, China: Implications for shale gas formation
Shale oil and gas have been discovered in the lacustrine organic-rich Zhangjiatan Shale of the Upper Triassic Yanchang Formation, Ordos Basin, China. Core observations indicate abundant silty laminaeExpand
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Transgressive wave ravinement on an epicontinental shelf as recorded by an Upper Pennsylvanian soil-nodule conglomerate-sandstone unit, Kansas and Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Abstract A thin (3–25 cm), persistent conglomerate-sandstone unit occurs at the base of the transgressive systems tract of an Upper Pennsylvanian cyclothem below a transgressive limestone in outcropExpand
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Evaluation of geological factors in characterizing fault connectivity during hydrocarbon migration: Application to the Bohai Bay Basin
Faults play an intricate role in hydrocarbon migration and accumulation since they can serve either as a conduit or a seal. Quantitative evaluation of fault opening/sealing properties requires theExpand
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Septomedullopitys Szei sp. nov., A New Gymnospermous Wood from Lower Wuchiapingian (Upper Permian) Continental Deposits of NW China, and its Implication for a Weakly Seasonal Humid Climate in
Abstract Septomedullopitys szei sp. nov. is described from the Wuchiapingian Wutonggou Formation of Tarlong Valley, southern Bogda Mountains, Xinjiang, in northwestern China. The stem has aExpand
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Ductoagathoxylon jimsarensis gen. nov. et sp. nov., a gymnospermous stem from the Wuchiapingian (upper Permian) Wutonggou Formation in the Junggar Basin, northern Bogda Mountains, northwestern China
Abstract A silicified stem, Ductoagathoxylon jimsarensis Wan, Yang, Liu et Wang gen. nov. et sp. nov., is described from the Wuchiapingian (late Permian) Wutonggou Formation from the DalongkouExpand
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Implications of loess and fluvial deposits on paleoclimatic conditions during an icehouse–hothouse transition, Capitanian upper Quanzijie low-order cycle, Bogda Mountains, NW China
Abstract Permian terrestrial sedimentary records provide important clues on paleoclimatic conditions and changes in a vegetated planet during the last icehouse–hothouse transition. SevenExpand
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Plant-arthropod and plant-fungus interactions in late Permian gymnospermous woods from the Bogda Mountains, Xinjiang, northwestern China
Abstract Several lines of evidence of plant-arthropod and plant-fungus interactions are documented from the Wuchiapingian Wutonggou low-order cycle (approximate equivalent to the Wutonggou Formation)Expand
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A magmatic-hydrothermal lacustrine exhalite from the Permian Lucaogou Formation, Santanghu Basin, NW China – The volcanogenic origin of fine-grained clastic sedimentary rocks
Abstract Shales in the middle Permian Lucaogou Formation in the intracontinental Santanghu rift basin have been considered as “typical” organic-rich profundal shales for decades. Our study of wellExpand
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Medulloprotaxodioxylon triassicum gen. et sp. nov., a taxodiaceous conifer wood from the Norian (Triassic) of northern Bogda Mountains, northwestern China
A permineralized coniferous wood, Medulloprotaxodioxylon triassicum Wan, Yang, Tang, Liu et Wang gen. et sp. nov., is described from the Norian (Late Triassic) Huangshanjie Formation in the DalongkouExpand
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First Record of Fossil Basidiomycete Clamp Connections in Cordaitalean Stems from the Asselian-Sakmarian (Lower Permian) of Shanxi Province, North China
Abstract Fungi today occur in great diversity on virtually every plant part, living and dead. Cordaitalean gymnosperms were important components of floral element in the late PalaeozoicExpand
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