The Study of Microfacies and Sedimentary Environments of the Dariyan Formation in Khaneh Kat Mountain: Southeast of Kharameh


Department of Geology, Payame-e-Noor University, Shiraz


The Khaneh Kat mountain is located in southeast of Kharameh ( East of Shiraz ). Field observations and petrographic studies indicate that the Dariyan Formation is deposited in 8 carbonate microfacies and 3 facies belts: open marine (­O­), barrier (­B­) and lagoon (­L­). Facies analysis in the study area and comparison with modern and ancient environments indicate that the Dariyan Formation facies have been deposited in a ramp type of carbonate platform.


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