Microfacies of the Upper Cretaceous-Lower Tertiary Rocks of Um Rijam Area, South Jordan
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This paper deals, for the first time, with the microfacies of the Upper Cretaceous - Lower Tertiary rocks of south Jordan. Twenty three microfacies associations are recognized, described, discussed and illustrated. This study gives a record of the stratigraphic sequences of the various microfacies, their paleoecologic significance and names of the rocks, taking into consideration the result of quantitative analysis of their insoluble residues.