Microbial origin of travertine fabrics—two examples from Southern Germany (Pleistocene stuttgart travertines and miocene riedöschingen Travertine)

@article{Koban1993MicrobialOO,
  title={Microbial origin of travertine fabrics—two examples from Southern Germany (Pleistocene stuttgart travertines and miocene ried{\"o}schingen Travertine)},
  author={Christoph Koban and G{\"u}nter Schweigert},
  journal={Facies},
  year={1993},
  volume={29},
  pages={251-263}
}
SummaryIn Southern Germany, two examples of travertines of different age and depositional morphology were examined in detail. Travertines are laminated carbonate rocks formed by precipitation from mineral and/or thermal waters. They include characteristic facies types, such as bushy layers (‘shrubs’) referred to calcification of branching microbes (‘Dichothrix’-morphotype), laminar microbial mats, peloidal layers, and gas bubble layers formed within the sediment. In travertines, microbial… 
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