publication . Thesis . 2017

Cretaceous sedimentology of the Barmer Basin, Rajasthan, India

Beaumont, Hazel;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The Barmer Basin, western India, is a well-known and prospected petroleum system. However, the Lower Cretaceous Ghaggar-Hakra Formation has not been recognised as basin fill and not documented prior to this study. The formation outcrops in rotational fault blocks at the Sarnoo Hills and surrounding areas, on the eastern Barmer Basin margin. The thesis here describes and analyses the nature and evolution of the formation at both outcrop and within the subsurface, producing facies and depositional models.\ud \ud At outcrop, the deposits of the Ghaggar-Hakra Formation contain three dominant fluvial sandstone successions, known as the Darjaniyon-ki Dhani, Sarnoo and...
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