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The facies sequence of the muender mergel of the quarries near thueste upper jurassic hils syncline northwestern germany

Jahnke, H.; Ritzkowski, S.

Bericht der Naturhistorischen Gesellschaft zu Hannover 123: 45-62


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The section of the Muender Mergel in the quarries near Thuste (Hils-Syncline) demonstrate the significance of Walther's Law for the interpretation of this facies sequence. Oolithic sands and serpulid limestones illustrate a wave-exposed shallow sand-bar; the stromatolite-bearing clays correspond to wave-protected intertidal areas. Micrites and evaporitic clays are presumed to have been formed in a lagoon.

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