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Dating of multistage fluid flow in sandstones

Mark, Darren F.; Parnell, John; Kelley, Simon P.; Lee, Martin; Sherlock, Sarah C. and Carr, Andrew (2005). Dating of multistage fluid flow in sandstones. Science, 309(5743) pp. 2048–2051.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1116034
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Abstract

Through ultraviolet laser argon-argon dating of potassium feldspar cements containing fluid inclusions, we determined temperature-composition-time data for paleofluids in a sedimentary basin, including data for an evolving episode of fluid flow recorded in distinct phases of cement. The fluid evolved from mixed aqueous oil 83 million years ago to purely aqueous by 76 million years ago, thus dating the time of oil charge in this reservoir.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1095-9203
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Environment, Earth and Ecosystems
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 7039
Depositing User: Users 2315 not found.
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:57
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/7039
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