Meteoric diagenesis and fluid-rock interaction in the Middle Permian Capitan backreef: Yates Formation, Slaughter Canyon, New Mexico


This study examines the geochemical record of diagenesis in the Middle Permian Yates shelf, exposed in Slaughter Canyon, New Mexico. This diagenetic history significantly modified lithologies, depositional fabrics, and pore systems. Early diagenesis was dominated during sea level highstands by marine cementation and reflux dolomitization, and during sea… (More)


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