Lithostratigraphy and facies development of upper cretaceous carbonates in east central Sinai, Egypt

@article{Kora1995LithostratigraphyAF,
  title={Lithostratigraphy and facies development of upper cretaceous carbonates in east central Sinai, Egypt},
  author={Mahmoud Kora and Adel Genedi},
  journal={Facies},
  year={1995},
  volume={32},
  pages={223-235}
}
SummaryThe Upper Cretaceous exposures in east central Sinai are represented by carbonate-dominated successions interbedding few sandstone, chert, shale and marl horizons. The recognised rock units are correlated with their counterparts commonly used in the Gulf of Suez region and central Sinai including from base to top: the Raha Formation, Abu Qada Formation, Wata Formation, Matulla Formation and the Sudr Chalk.Twelve limestone microfacies are encountered and are categorised as mudstones… CONTINUE READING

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