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Unformatted text preview: GL3442 Scdimentation and Stratigraphl, Laboratory Exercise 4 (25 pts.) Sedimentary Structures PURPOSE: To acquaint you with some of the more common sedimentary structures, and their applications as environmental indicators. PROCEDURE: The following questions correspond, by number, to the provided samples. Study each sample. Then answer the corresponding questions. You will be graded on completeness, so make your answers as complete as is appropriate. lf a depositional history is requested, make sure that your interpretation addresses all structures and lithologic features present in the samples. lf the concretion you are asked to identify is a special kind of concretion, specify it as such. The following references may be of use to you, and are in Rhodes Hall rm 1 14. B l a t t , H . , M i d d l e t o n , G . , a n d M u r r a y , R . , 1 9 8 0 , O r i q i n o f S e d i m e n t a r v R o c k s : P r e n t i c e - H a l l , l n c . , E n g l e w o o d C l i f f s , N e w J e r s e y , 7 8 2 p . Fritz, W.J., and Moore, J.N., 1988, Basics of Phvsical Stratiqraphv and S e d i m e n t o l o q v : J o h n W i l e y a n d S o n s , I n c . , N e w Y o r k , N e w Y o r k , 3 7 1 p ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2011 for the course GEOL 3442 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UT Arlington.
- Spring '08