Development of algal‐foraminiferal‐coral reefs in the Lower Carboniferous of Furness, northwest England

@inproceedings{Adams1984DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of algal‐foraminiferal‐coral reefs in the Lower Carboniferous of Furness, northwest England},
  author={Anthony E. Adams},
  year={1984}
}
Most carbonate buildups of Dinantian age are mud-mounds lacking direct evidence of abundant framework organisms. This contribution describes apparently unique structures containing abundant framebuilding organisms interpreted as true reefs. They occur in the Red Hill Oolite, part of the Carboniferous Limestone succession in the Furness area of northwest England. Reefs were initiated by the attachment of numerous Syringopora colonies to a firm substrate. Encrusting organisms, dominantly the… CONTINUE READING