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Chinese sedimentary basins

Author: Hsia Chu
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1989.
Series: Sedimentary basins of the world, 1.
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This volume summarizes the geology of Chinese sedimentary basins, their origin, sedimentary history, tectonic evolution and economic potential, presenting much up to date geological and geophysical  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chinese sedimentary basins.
Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1989
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hsia Chu
ISBN: 0444430172 9780444430175
OCLC Number: 19723406
Description: xviii, 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the series. Dedication. Editorial staff. List of contributors. 1. Remarks on the Chinese Mesozoic-Cenozoic Sedimentary Basins (X. Zhu). References. 2. Unstable Cratonic and Paleozoic Basins of China (H. Chen, D. Qin). Introduction. The basement of Paleozoic basins and their principal characteristics. Prototypes and distribution of Paleozoic basins. Conclusions. References. 3. Tectonic Features of the Junggar Basin and Their Relationship with Oil and Gas Distribution (X. Peng, G. Zhang). Introduction. Regional background, basement and the basin's general characteristics. Stages of the basin's formation and development. Delimitation of contemporary tectonic provinces. Structural evolution and distribution of hydrocarbons. References. 4. Tectonic Evolution of the Tarim Basin (Z. Tian et al.). Introduction. Phases of evolution. Evolution of the tectonic framework. Regional tectonic characteristics. Petroleum prospect. References. 5. Mechanism of Formation of the Qaidam Basin and its Control on Petroleum (S. Gu, H. Di). Introduction. The basement. The Paleozoic evolution. Formation and formation of the basin. Structural units and oil/gas distribution. Other mineral resources. References. 6. Tectonic Characteristics and Hydrocarbons of the Hexi Corridor (W. Xu et al.). Introduction. Regional stratigraphy and sedimentary environment. Characteristics of the regional tectonics. Stages of tectonic evolution. Hydrocarbon accumulation and their relation to faults. References. 7. Ordos Basin - A Typical Example of an Unstable Cratonic Interior Superimposed Basin (Z. Sun et al.). Introduction. Regional setting. Basement rock and its structure. The development history of the cover sediments and the superimposed characteristics of the basin. Geothermal history and economic mineral deposits. References. 8. Songliao Basin - An Intracratonic Continental Sedimentary Basin of Combination Type (L. Ma et al.). Introduction. The deep and shallow structures and stratigraphy of the basin. The sedimentary characteristics. The nature and evolution of the basin. The features of the geothermal field and the generation of hydrocarbons. The type and distribution of oil and gas pools. References. 9. The Bohai Bay Basin (J. Hu et al.). Introduction. Formation and evolution of the Bohai Bay Basin. Sedimentary characteristics of the Tertiary in the Bohai Bay Basin. Diagenetic epigenesis and evolution of organic matter. Petroleum geology and petroleum resources in the Bohai Bay Basin. References. 10. The North Jiangsu-South Yellow Sea Basin (Y. Zhang et al.). Introduction. The nature of the basement. Cratonic marginal subsidence during the Sinian-Early Paleozoic. Late Paleozoic-Early Mesozoic cratonic depression. Basement decoupling basin in the Jurassic-Cretaceous. Transformation from Tertiary downfault to downwarp. The prospects of oil and gas traps. References. 11. The Generation and Evolution of the Hehuai Basin (J. Han et al.). Introduction.
Series Title: Sedimentary basins of the world, 1.
Responsibility: edited by X. Zhu.


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