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Friedrich Bender:

Explanatory Notes on the Geological Map of the Wadi Araba, Jordan

1974. 62 pages, 14 figures, 2 tables, 1 plate, 1 map, 17x24cm, 470 g
Language: English

(Geologisches Jahrbuch Reihe B, Band B 10)

ISBN 978-3-510-96335-5, paperback, price: 32.00 €

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Contents

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1. Introduction, Acknowledgements 4
2. Geomorphology 5
3. Regional Geology 6
4. Stratigraphy and Volcanism 7
4.1 Metamorphic Rocks 7
4.1.1. Metamorphic Rocks 7
4.1.2. Igneous Rock Complex 7
4.2 Late Proterozoic - Early Cambrian 11
4.2.1. Saramuj-Conglomerate 11
4.2.2. Slate Greywacke Series 12
4.2.3. Quartz porphyry, Ignimbrite 14
4.3 Paleozoic 16
4.3.1. Cambrian Sediments 16
4.3.2. Ordovician Sediments 17
4.4 Mesozoic 17
4.4.1. Cretaceous Sediments 17
4.4.2. Mesozoic Volcanic Rocks 20
4.5 Cenozoic 21
4.5.1. Tertiary Sediments 21
4.5.2. Pleistocene Sediments 26
4.5.3. Holocene Sediments 27
4.5.4. Cenozoic Volcanic Rocks 27
5. Structure 28
5.1 Inventory of the Structural Phenomena 28
5.1.1. Border Faults 28
5.1.2. Structural Pattern East of the Border Faults 33
5.1.3. Faults Parallel to the Rift 34
6. Paleogeographic Evolution 34
7. Mineral Resources 38
7.1 Metallic Minerals 38
7.2 Non-metallic Minerals 43
7.3 Hydrocarbons 45
7.4 Groundwater 46
8. References Cited 47
Zusammenfassung, Summary, Résumé 51