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16 Porosity and Sinkholes 1 - , one of the most productive...

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The Floridan Aquifer The Floridan Aquifer
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Carbonate Deposition For approximately 125 million years the Florida Platform was dominated by carbonate deposition Late Jurassic 150 mya – 24 mya
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Carbonate Deposition/Sedimentation Marine Calcium and Magnesium Carbonate CaCO 3 MgCO 3
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The Eocene and Oligocene limestone forms the principal fresh water-bearing unit of the Floridan Aquifer
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Unformatted text preview: , one of the most productive aquifer systems in the world Eocene: 55 34 million years ago Oligocene: 34 24 million years ago The Eocene and Oligocene Limestone Older limestone Eocene/Oligocene Limestone Isolation of the Florida Peninsula Suwannee Current (similar to Gulf Stream) Georgia Channel sediments sediments...
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