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M98: The Great American Carbonate Bank: The Geology and Economic Resources of the Cambrian-Ordovician Sauk Megasequence of Laurentia

Edited by James Derby, Richard Fritz, Susan Longacre, William Morgan, and Charles Sternbach

Frontmatter (PDF)

Richard D. Fritz

Chapter 2: Paleogeography of the Great American Carbonate Bank of Laurentia in the Earliest Ordovician (Early Tremadocian): The Stonehenge Transgression
James R. Derby, Robert J. Raine, Anthony C. Runkel, and M. Paul Smith

Chapter 3: Biostratigraphy and Chronostratigraphy of the Cambrian–Ordovician Great American Carbonate Bank
John F. Taylor, John E. Repetski, James D. Loch, and Stephen A. Leslie

Chapter 4: Sequence Stratigraphy of the Great American Carbonate Bank
William A. Morgan

Chapter 5: The Great Lower Ordovician Cavern System
F. Jerry Lucia

Chapter 6: A Brief Overview of the Diversity and Patterns in Bioturbation Preserved in the Cambrian–Ordovician Carbonate and Siliciclastic Deposits of Laurentia
Stephen T. Hasiotis

Chapter 7: Petroleum Resources of the Great American Carbonate Bank
Charles A. Sternbach

Chapter 8: Mississippi Valley-type Mineralization and Ore Deposits in the Cambrian–Ordovician Great American Carbonate Bank
Jay M. Gregg and Kevin L. Shelton

Chapter 9: Biostratigraphy of Cambrian and Lower Ordovician Strata in the Llano Uplift, Central Texas
James F. Miller, James D. Loch, and John F. Taylor

Chapter 10: The Geology of the Arbuckle Group in the Midcontinent: Sequence Stratigraphy, Reservoir Development, and the Potential for Hydrocarbon Exploration
Richard D. Fritz, Patrick Medlock, Michael J. Kuykendall, and James L. Wilson

Chapter 11: Ordovician of the Sauk Megasequence in the Ozark Region of Northern Arkansas and Parts of Missouri and Adjacent States
Raymond L. Ethington, John E. Repetski, and James R. Derby

Chapter 12: Great American Carbonate Bank: Knox Group in the Black Warrior Basin
Richard D. Fritz, Patrick Medlock, Michael Kuykendal, and James L. Wilson

Chapter 13: The Middle Ordovician Knox Unconformity in the Black Warrior Basin
Gary S. Dwyer and John E. Repetski

Chapter 14: Cambrian–Lower Middle Ordovician Passive Carbonate Margin, Southern Appalachians
J. Fred Read and John E. Repetski

Chapter 15: Sequential Development of Platform to Off-platform Facies of the Great American Carbonate Bank in the Central Appalachians
David K. Brezinski, John F. Taylor, and John E. Repetski

Chapter 16: High-energy Shelf-margin Carbonate Facies: Microbial Sheet Reefs, Endolites, and Intraclast Grainstone—Ledger Formation (Middle Cambrian), Pennsylvania
Carol B. de Wet, Dave Hopkins, Michael Rahnis, Megan Murphy, and Rachel Dvoretsky

Chapter 17: The Great American Carbonate Bank in Eastern Laurentia: Its Births, Deaths, and Linkage to Paleooceanic Oxygenation (Early Cambrian–Late Ordovician)
Ed Landing

Chapter 18: The Great American Carbonate Bank: Northern Appalachians – Cambrian-Ordovician(Sauk) Albany Basin Setting, New York
Gerald M. Friedman

Chapter 19: The Great American Carbonate Bank in Eastern Canada: An Overview
Denis Lavoie, André Desrochers, George Dix, Ian Knight, and Osman Salad Hersi

Chapter 20: Regional Stratigraphic, Depositional, and Diagenetic Patterns of the Interior of St. Lawrence Platform: The Lower Ordovician Romaine Formation, Western Anticosti Basin, Quebec
André Desrochers, Denis Lavoie, Patricia Brennan-Alpert, and Guoxiang Chi

Chapter 21: The Sauk-Tippecanoe Megasequence Boundary in an Interior Structural Corridor (Ottawa Embayment) of the Great American Carbonate Bank
George R. Dix

Chapter 22: Biostratigraphic Constraints on Chronostratigraphic Intraformational Relationships within the Lower–Middle Ordovician Beekmantown Group, Laurentian Margin: Eastern Ontario and Southwestern Quebec, Canada
Osman Salad Hersi

Chapter 23: Sequence Stratigraphy of the Scottish Laurentian Margin and Recognition of the Sauk Megasequence
Robert J. Raine and Paul Smith

Chapter 24: Development of the Lower Cambrian–Middle Ordovician Carbonate Platform: North Atlantic Region
Svend Stouge, William D. Boyce, David A. T. Harper, Jørgen L. Christiansen, and Ian Knight

Chapter 25: The Lower Cambrian to Lower Ordovician Carbonate Platform and Shelf Margin, Canadian Arctic Islands
Keith Dewing and Godfrey Nowlan

Chapter 26: Cambrian–Ordovician Sedimentary Rocks of Alaska
Julie A. Dumoulin and Anita G. Harris

Chapter 27: Cambrian and Lower Ordovician Sauk Megasequence of Northwestern Canada, Northern Rocky Mountains to the Beaufort Sea
Leanne J. Pyle

Chapter 28: Middle Cambrian–Middle Ordovician Rocks of Western Canada, Latitude 49° to the Peace River
B. S. Norford

Chapter 29: Overview of Lower Cambrian Mixed Carbonate-siliciclastic Deposition along the Western Laurentian Passive Margin
Michael C. Pope, John Stewart Hollingsworth, and Kelly Dilliard

Chapter 30: Sauk Megasequence Deposition in Northeastern Washington, Northern Idaho, and Western Montana
John H. Bush, Robert C. Thomas, and Michael C. Pope

Chapter 31: The Great American Carbonate Bank in the Miogeocline of Western Central Utah: Tectonic Influences on Sedimentation
James F. Miller, Kevin R. Evans, and Benjamin F. Dattilo

Chapter 32: Gamma-ray Cross Sections—Correlation of Steptoean Strata in the Eastern Great Basin Using Outcrop Gamma-ray Profiles
Kevin R. Evans

Chapter 33: Well Study—Sauk III-IV Interval in the American Quasar 16-21A Horse Heaven-State Well, Confusion Range, West-Central Utah
Kevin R. Evans, James F. Miller, and Benjamin F. Dattilo

Chapter 34: Sauk Megasequence Supersequences, Southern Great Basin: Second-order Accommodation Events on the Southwestern Cordilleran Margin Platform
Martin Keller, John D. Cooper, and Oliver Lehnert

Chapter 35: The Cambrian–Ordovician Rocks of Sonora, Mexico, and Southern Arizona, Southwestern Margin of North America (Laurentia)
William R. Page, Anita G. Harris, and John E. Repetski

Chapter 36: Digital Outcrop Model of Stratigraphy and Breccias of the Southern Franklin Mountains, El Paso, Texas
Jerome A. Bellian, Charles Kerans, and John Repetski

Chapter 37: Facies Belts, Microfacies, and Karst Features of the Ellenburger Group, Kerr Basin, Texas: Observations Based on Cores
Richard C. Geesaman and James L. Wilson

Chapter 38: The Circum-Laurentian Carbonate Bank, the Western Ouachita-Cuyania Basin, and the Prodigal Llanoria Landmass
Patricia Wood Dickerson

Chapter 39: The Argentine Precordillera: A Little American Carbonate Bank
Martin Keller

Chapter 40: The Sauk Megasequence in the Cratonic Interior of North America: Interplay between a Fully Developed Inner Detrital Belt and the Central Great American Carbonate Bank
Anthony C. Runkel, Robert M. McKay, Clinton A. Cowan, James F. Miller, and John F. Taylor

Chapter 41: The Sauk Megasequence from the Reelfoot Rift to Southwestern Missouri
James Palmer, Thomas L. Thompson, Cheryl Seeger, James F. Miller, and Jay M. Gregg

Chapter 42: Arbuckle Group Platform Strata in Kansas: A Synthesis
Evan K. Franseen and Alan P. Byrnes

Chapter 43: The Great American Bank in the Central Michigan Basin
William B. Harrison III and G. Michael Grammer

Chapter 44: Evaluation of Knox Supergroup Dolostones as a Target for Carbon Dioxide Storage in Western Kentucky
Michelle A. Pittenger, Charles T. Feazel, Govert J. Buijs, Ray R., and Paul W. Johnson

Chapter 45: Ordovician Knox Carbonates and Sandstones of the Eastern Midcontinent: Potential Geologic Carbon Storage Reservoirs and Seals
Stephen F. Greb, Ronald A. Riley, Richard Bowersox, Michael P. Solis, John A. Rupp, Mark Kelley, David C. Harris, and Neeraj Gupta

Chapter 46: Unconformity, Karst, Hydrocarbons, Minerals, Environments, and Structures Present in the Cambrian–Ordovician Knox Group in Kentucky: An Example from South-central Kentucky
Patrick J. Gooding

Chapter 47: Upper Cambrian Gatesburg Formation of Central and Western Pennsylvania
Christopher D. Laughrey and John A. Harper

Chapter 48: Great American Carbonate Bank Subsurface Stratigraphy in the Northern Appalachian Basin, New York State
Langhorne B. Smith Jr.