The first record of the "Mid-Barremian" Oceanic Anoxic Event and the Late Hauterivian platform drowning of the Bilecik platform, Sakarya Zone, western Turkey


YILMAZ İ. Ö. , ALTINER D. , TEKİN U. K. , OCAKOĞLU F.

CRETACEOUS RESEARCH, vol.38, pp.16-39, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.cretres.2012.04.010
  • Title of Journal : CRETACEOUS RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.16-39
  • Keywords: Late Hauterivian, Carbonate platform drowning, Mid-Barremian anoxia, Bilecik platform, Sakarya, Turkey, CARBON-ISOTOPE STRATIGRAPHY, RED BEDS CORBS, BLACK SHALES, EVOLUTION, CLIMATE, BIOSTRATIGRAPHY, GEOCHEMISTRY, ATLANTIC, SECTION, OXYGEN

Abstract

The late Hauterivian platform drowning has been recorded in the Hauterivian/Barremian boundary beds in western Turkey. This drowning event recorded by presence of hardgrounds, glauconite- and phosphate-bearing facies over the platform carbonates is followed up by pelagic carbonates.