research product . 2011

Combined Tide and Storm Influence on Facies Sedimentation of Miocene Miri Formation, Sarawak

Ulfa, Yuniarti; Sapari, Nasiman; Harith, Zuhar Zahir Tuan;
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  • Published: 30 Nov 2011
  • Country: Indonesia
This study was conducted on the sedimentary rocks belonging to the Miri Formation (Middle – Late Miocene). The primary objective of the present study is to provide additional interpretation on the stratigraphy of the Miri Formation in the Miri Field based on the new information gathered from new outcrops in the area. Five outcrops were examined in detail on sedimentology and stratigraphy. Based on lithology, sedimentary structures, bedding geometry and traces fossil, the sediments of the Miri Formation were grouped into fourteen lithofacies. Influence of tide and storm during the depositional processes of the formation were indicated by the group of two main fac...
free text keywords: Indonesia, depositional environment, stratigraphy, Miri Formation, lithofacies
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