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Depositional Model for Unit C

Red ball iconTHE MIDCONTINENT RIFT SYSTEM IN IOWA

 

 

Depositional Model for
Unit C


by R.R. Anderson

Unit C was deposited in a large lake or arm of the sea that followed the axis of the MRS. The dark coloration of the fine-grained sediments imply that the water body was anoxic.

     
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