Black shales. The black shales, named metalliferous shales, are easily identified with their enrichment in some metallic elements [3, 23]. Because the content of Al 2 O 3 is generally low, we will make mix information when using the formula with Al normalized ( ⁠ X EF = X / Al sample / X / Al NASC ⁠ ), where X is the element of interest and NASC is the ...

At Dotternhausen (Fig. 5), oil shales near the base of Member II (e.g., the Koblenzer, Hainzen, and Fleins) have greater values of ε 205 Tl than the black shales (i.e., the Tafelfleins and Seegrasschiefer) of Member I, which suggests the global expansion of oxygen-minimum zones and anoxic water masses in the marine realm (Them et al., 2018).

Black shales. Organic matter (OM)-hosted pores are important constituents of the pore system of black shales and play a crucial role in determining their methane adsorption capacity and porosity. OM-hosted pores are generally observed and described with scanning electron microscope (SEM) on Ar ion-milled surfaces. However, SEM imaging is not able to reliably ...

The black shales show restricted thickness (up to 29.0 m), and are characterized by overall high ‘black shale' to ‘total shale' ratio (>0.51). Their geochemical characteristics were studied to constrain provenance, palaeoclimate , and tectonic setting of deposition of the Srisailam Formation.

The Barnett Shale, Marcellus Shale, Haynesville Shale, Fayetteville Shale, and other gas-producing rocks are all dark gray or black shales that yield natural gas. The Bakken Shale of North Dakota and the Eagle Ford Shale of Texas are examples of shales that yield oil.The Lower Silurian black shale in the Southeast of Chongqing is of great potential in the accumulation of shale gas in South China. In order to understand the pore system of these black shales, mercury porosimetry, surface area study, mineralogy and image analyses by scanning electronic microscopy were performed. Four major pore types (interparticle pores, intraparticle pores, organic-matter ...

Formation of organic-rich shales (black shales) containing several to tens of weight percent total organic carbon (TOC) requires an increased supply of organic matter (OM) and/or enhanced preservation of the OM in low-oxygen waters (e.g. Meyers, 2006). These low-oxygen environments favor chemical precipitation and/or adsorption of redox ...Black shale is a dark-colored mudrock containing organic matter that may have generated hydrocarbons in the subsurface or that may yield hydrocarbons by pyrolysis. Many black shale units are enriched in metals severalfold above expected amounts in ordinary shale. Some black shale units have served as host rocks for syngenetic metal deposits.Black shales have formed throughout the Earth's ...Warm time intervals are white; cool time intervals are black. The light gray jagged lines are a schematic representation of more than 50 glacial/inter... Figure 20: Maps illustrating the location of Greenland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland during the late Precambrian (600 Ma; South Pole) and the Last Glacial Maximum (20,000 years ago).The term "black shale" is a common expression widely used to describe any dark~olored, fine-grained sedimentary rock relatively rich in organic matter. As defined by Weissert (1981), the range of organic carbon in black shales is between 1 and 30%, but values outside this range exist. The termBlack shales from the Norwegian Shelf of Kimmeridgian to Barremian age are characterized by high TOC, TS, and Fe contents. Concentrations of up to 37.2 wt% TOC and up to 25.8 wt% TS were determined in the black shales recovered during the 'Norwegian Shelf Drilling Program' between 1987 and 1991 (Table 1).These concentrations are significantly higher than those reported for Mediterranean ...New and existing Mo isotope data from early Cambrian black shales in South China span a range of greater than 3‰, which can only be explained by multi-stage fractionation of Mo isotopes. The ...The Global Geochemical Database for Critical Metals in Black Shales (CMIBS) contains new geochemical data compilations for fine-grained sedimentary rocks in which each geologic material sample has one 'best value' determination for each analyzed species, greatly improving speed and efficiency of use (Granitto and others, 2013).Geochemistry of the black shales. The FB Formation black shales fit the widely accepted standard definition of "… a dark-colored (grey or black) fine-grained (silt sized or finer), laminated sedimentary rock that generally is argillaceous and contains appreciable carbon (>0.5 wt.%)" (Huyck, 1990). According to Stribrny and Urban (1989 ...Molybdenum, Bi, and Te are commonly enriched along with Au, As, and Sb in organic matter and in diagenetic pyrite in black shales (e.g., Large et al. 2007Large et al. , 2011 Gregory et al. 2015 ...At Dotternhausen (Fig. 5), oil shales near the base of Member II (e.g., the Koblenzer, Hainzen, and Fleins) have greater values of ε 205 Tl than the black shales (i.e., the Tafelfleins and Seegrasschiefer) of Member I, which suggests the global expansion of oxygen-minimum zones and anoxic water masses in the marine realm (Them et al., 2018).

The dark shales in the Dongyuemiao member can be grouped into four general categories: shore, shallow, semi-deep, and deep lacustrine shales.Black shales occur in a pivotal part of the classic Kansas cyclothem originally described by Moore (1936) and designated the core shale by Heckel (1977).The terminology differentiates this shale from other shales in the cyclothem, particularly the thicker nonmarine shales that separate the marine bundles of units that compose the majority of the cyclothems.In addition, black shales also have “stone coal” layers, huge phosphorous nodules and “rock coal” strata, and the phosphorus-containing nodules that are widely deposited on the passive continental margin of the early Cambrian Yangtze carbonate platform in South China metal sulfide layers are comparable (Lehmann et al., 2007).January 1, 1983 Black shales of Devonian age in the Appalachian basin are a unique rock sequence. The high content of organic matter, which imparts the characteristic lithology, has for years attracted considerable interest in the shales as a possible source of energy.

The black shale in the Lower Cambrian Niutitang Formation in Southwest China is anomalously enriched in sedimentary exhalative Ni- and Mo-sulfides. The occurrence of large fluctuation of ocean redox conditions and thriving of benthic animals highlight the uniqueness of the stratum and its link to the Cambrian Explosion. Here, we report our observation of the high-resolution structures of the ...

The Liblín black shales and underlying graywackes display different iron concentrations and isotopic compositions (Table 3 and Fig. 6), reflecting different metal sources and/or processes. The black shales are characterized by lower Fe T concentrations (0.6 to 3.4 wt%) when compared to graywackes (2.6 to 5.4 wt%), and …

The investigated Turonian aged black shale from the Cape Basin is a poor Type III/IV black shale. At DSDP sites 364 and 530A the Turonian to Coniacian black shales have a very good oil-prone marine source rock potential with high HI and TOC contents. The Organofacies trends correlate well with the evolution of the South Atlantic.Following Ireviken black shale deposition, conditions once again became oxygen deficient with the development of a euxinic zone in the water column. The Aeronian to Sheinwoodian deep-water redox history was unstable, and rapid fluctuations of the chemocline across the L/W Series boundary probably contributed to the Ireviken Event extinctions ...Dec 1, 2021 · Section snippets Composition, textures and modes of mineralization. Black shales are in broad terms composed of mineral and organic—kerogenous—matrix, whereas black primarily refers to any kind of organic matter (OM—humic, sapropelic, bituminous, graphitic) that provides the rock its color, and shale refers to fissile fine-grained sedimentary rock. Shale samples were divided into 7 groups, each group had two samples. The “No saturation” group was set as the control group. During adsorption, the pressure of each high-pressure container was controlled by a Model 500D syringe pump with a precision of 1 kPa.The host black shales display positive correlations for TOC and redox-sensitive elements, suggesting that they formed under suboxic conditions. We infer that the polymetallic Ni-Mo sulfide ores formed in a sediment-starved semi-restricted euxinic marine basin. In contrast, the V ores formed under both euxinic and intermittently suboxic to ...

Sequence stratigraphy reveals that widespread black shale deposition occurred in transgressions, whereas regressions are characterized by deposition of bioturbated facies, allowing changes in ...Aug 22, 2023 · Shales that are rich in organic matter (>5%) are known as black shales. Black color is given to these rocks by organic matter. Organic matter should be decomposed in normal conditions by bacteria, but high productivity, rapid deposition and burial or lack of oxygen may preserve it. Pyrite is a common sulfide Black shales are sedimentary rocks containing > 0.5% of organic carbon. They host polymetallic deposits which have been mined for Cu, Ni, Zn, Mn, P, Mo, V, U, Au and PGE (platinum group elements).Two immature black shales from the Mesoproterozoic Xiamaling Formation, Xiajiagou outcrop, Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, China, two immature black shales from the Cambrian Alum Shale Formation, Degerhamn, Öland island, Sweden, and a carboniferous low rank coal with VR o of 0.56% (sample ID ZJJ-C4) were collected for this study (Table 1).Five overmature shales, including the Neoproterozoic ...The black shales are usually enriched in metals (particularly zinc), but it is debatable as to which aspects of black shale geochemistry reflect depositional environment and sediment source, as distinct from overprinted patterns from diagenetic processes. However, redox-sensitive trace elements of V, Zn, Mo, and U seem to be robust measures of ...Black shales are sedimentary rocks containing > 0.5% of organic carbon. They host polymetallic deposits which have been mined for Cu, Ni, Zn, Mn, P, Mo, V, U, Au and PGE (platinum group elements).Black shales are intercalated with phosphorites of the Duwi Formation in the Qusseir-Safaga area, on the Red Sea coast. The Duwi Formation overlies the fluvial shale series of the Qusseir Formation and underlies the deeper marine shales and marls of the Dakhla Formation (Fig. 1).Therefore, the Duwi Formation in Egypt represents the early period of the Late Cretaceous marine transgression.Cretaceous black shales from the Cenomanian/Turonian Boundary Event (CTBE or OAE 2) are characterized by the enrichment of specific trace metals, in particular Ag, Cd, Mo, Zn, V, Cu, Ni, and others. Under present day oceanographic conditions many of these metals are involved in nutrient-type regeneration processes. For this reason elements like ...The black shales are composed of quartz, illite, kaolinite and traces of pyrite in some samples. Al 2 O 3 /TiO 2 ratios in the coals (6–62) and black shales (16–34) suggest a mixture of felsic and intermediate igneous rocks as sources for their detrital fractions, which is supported by the Zr-Ti binary plot.Black shales are dark, as a result of being especially rich in unoxidized carbon. Common in some Paleozoic and Mesozoic strata, black shales were deposited in anoxic, reducing environments, such as in stagnant water columns. Some black shales contain abundant heavy metals such as molybdenum, uranium, vanadium, and zinc. Organic matter (OM)-hosted pores are important constituents of the pore system of black shales and play a crucial role in determining their methane adsorption capacity and porosity. OM-hosted pores are generally observed and described with scanning electron microscope (SEM) on Ar ion-milled surfaces. However, SEM imaging is not able to reliably ...Black Shales are fine grained, generally organic carbon-rich sedimentary rocks that primarily consist of a mixture of clay minerals, quartz silt, organic particles (mostly planktonic algae and plant debris), and kerogen. They may also contain variable amounts of disseminated finely crystalline calcite and dolomite, as well as phosphate ...The black shales below and above show relatively lower Fe T /Al ratios, reflecting the same range as sediments from the Black Sea, which is the largest modern anoxic ocean basin (Severmann et al., 2008). Table 1.Black shales are one of the largest reservoirs of fossil organic carbon and inorganic reduced sulfur on Earth. It is assumed that microorganisms play an important role in the transformations of these sedimentary rocks and contribute to the return of organic carbon and inorganic sulfur to the global geochemical cycles. An outcrop of deep subterrestrial ~256-million-year-old Kupferschiefer black ...The black shales below and above show relatively lower Fe T /Al ratios, reflecting the same range as sediments from the Black Sea, which is the largest modern anoxic ocean basin (Severmann et al., 2008). Table 1.Black shale oxidation not only is geological significant in altering the Earth’s surface, but also is a critical stage in geochemical elemental recycling 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8.The …The calibration of the Tl isotope redox tracer in modern euxinic (anoxic and containing dissolved sulfide in the water column, such as the Black Sea and Cariaco Basin) and anoxic but non-euxinic (sulfidic conditions limited to sediment pore fluids, such as the Santa Barbara Basin) environments suggests that black shales deposited under these conditions have the potential to faithfully record ...

Compared to most shales, even most black shales, numerous thin Pennsylvanian marine black shales of the U.S. Midwest are very enriched in organic C (5-40wt%) and heavy elements.Shales that are rich in organic matter (>5%) are known as black shales. Black color is given to these rocks by organic matter. Organic matter should be decomposed in normal conditions by bacteria, but high productivity, rapid deposition and burial or lack of oxygen may preserve it. Pyrite is a common sulfide mineral in black shales.The black shale in Niutitang Formation of the Lower Cambrian widely develops in Guizhou Province, and its distribution is controlled by the type of the lithofacies palaeogeography. The black shale ...Core of the Month: May 2022. Oil from Shale: The KGS-IMMR Mississippian-Devonian Black Shales Cores. Dave Harris, Energy and Minerals Section.The Re-Os isochron for black shales from the Green Point section, western Newfoundland yield a Model 3 age of 484 ± 16 Ma, providing the depositional age for the Cambrian-Ordovician GSSP. This is the first Re-Os dating of the Cambrian-Ordovician boundary, and the first radiometric age reported for the GSSP.The New Albany Shale is an organic-rich black shale that contains thin beds of greenish-gray shale in two zones, one near the top and the other near the base. In Jefferson and Oldham Counties, the New Albany is mapped separately and attains a thickness of 110 ft. It is mainly Late Devonian in age, although some of the lowermost beds in Madison ...High content of molecular nitrogen (N 2) is one of the natural gas exploration risks in petroliferous basins where black shales act as source rocks of either hydrocarbon gas or molecular nitrogen.In this study, two overmature and one low-maturity shale samples and their kerogens were investigated to determine the generation characteristics of molecular nitrogen as well as methane and the ...

The uranium (U) content, and more recently, the ratio between 238 U and 235 U in black shales are commonly applied as a proxy to determine redox conditions and infer organic-richness. Uranium contents typically display a linear relationship with total organic carbon (TOC) in shales. This relationship is due to the processes and mechanisms ...Black shale is widely distributed on the northern Yangtze platform, where advanced weathering is present due to the favourable exposure and a humid climate (Ling et al., 2015, 2016). To understand elemental behaviors within the context of catchment-scale weathering, examining vertical weathering profiles is an important approach. ...DST black shales display slight enrichment of Mo (2.0–6.8 ppm; average = 4.2 ppm; n = 7), suggesting deposition under anoxic bottom conditions. Moreover, the patterns of Mo-TOC co-variation can provide valuable information about paleohydrographic conditions, especially the degree of watermass restriction, but only under anoxic …The enrichment of cadmium (Cd) in black shale-derived soils is of increasing concern due to its wide occurrence, high Cd concentrations, and potential risks. However, characteristics of enrichment and environmental availability of Cd in these soils are not well understood, which has restricted pollution control and land management.Shales that are rich in organic matter (>5%) are known as black shales. Black color is given to these rocks by organic matter. Organic matter should be decomposed in normal conditions by bacteria, but high productivity, rapid deposition and burial or lack of oxygen may preserve it. Pyrite is a common sulfide mineral in black shales.The organic carbon-poor black shales are characterized by large amounts of dinocysts. Higher runoff coeval with black shale deposition is suggested by the common occurrence of freshwater algae such as Pediastrum, Scenedescus and various Tasmanitaceae, temporarily forming abundance peaks up to 90% of the total fraction [Fiet, 1998].At Dotternhausen (Fig. 5), oil shales near the base of Member II (e.g., the Koblenzer, Hainzen, and Fleins) have greater values of ε 205 Tl than the black shales (i.e., the Tafelfleins and Seegrasschiefer) of Member I, which suggests the global expansion of oxygen-minimum zones and anoxic water masses in the marine realm (Them et al., 2018).Stow et al. (2001) stated that black shales are fine-grained sediments or sedimentary rocks with total organic carbon (TOC) content of >1%. It has been proposed that black shale was closely related to OM-rich shale, but it was formed under dysoxic or anoxic conditions, and does not always have high TOC contents (Kemp, 1991; Wignall …Introduction. Black shales are dark-colored and typically thinly laminated mudstones containing appreciable amounts of organic matter (>1.0 wt% organic carbon), authigenic Fe sulfides, and silt- and clay-sized detrital particles that, in most cases, accumulated in anoxic bottom water and/or sedimentary conditions in marine or continental sedimentary basins (Arthur and Sageman, 1994).The Niutitang Formation and equivalent strata of black shales overlie the Dengying Formation with a low-angle unconformity. The Niutitang Formation is dominated by black shales but its lower part has a very variable lithology with important sedimentary phosphorite and barite units, and up to several tens of meters thick “stone coal” …Several types of black shales were distinguished during our studies. For example, in Kainuu (Area 1 in Fig. 1), >20-m-thick black shale units rich in graphitic C and S with median C and S values around 7 % in prospects are located along a continental rift basin where the Talvivaara black-shale-hosted Ni-Zn-Co-Cu deposit and the Jormua ophiolite also occur (Fig. 3; Kontinen, 1987; Loukola ...Biomarkers in the black shale change regularly, and have an obvious "inflection point" at the depth of 2753-2777 m in the Chang 7 3 Sub-member, indicating that the input of terrigenous organic matter increased. However, there is a negative drift about 2% of organic carbon isotopic composition near the "inflection point", which is in ...Lower Cambrian black shales contain unique metazoan fossils that record the origins and diversification of early animals, and are also important hydrocarbon source rocks with a global distribution. The spatial distribution and hydrocarbon potential of Lower Cambrian black shales in the Tarim Basin, northwest China, are still poorly constrained …Black shales are of great ecological significance due to the high concentration of heavy metals that are released during weathering. Heavy metals constitute one of the most insidious and dangerous pollutions known to humans (Akpan and others 2002) because they are toxic (e.g. carcinogenic), non-biodegradable, and may enter the global ecobiological cycle (Nurnberg 1984; Lakhan and others 2002).From bottom to top, these are the (1) Niu-1 Member, which consists of sandy limestone in the lower part and limestone interbedded with black shale in the middle to upper parts (Fig. 1 C); (2) Niu-2 Member, which consists of black shales in the lower part (the Niutitang shale), dark-gray mudstone in the middle part, and siltstone in the upper ...Re–Os depositional age for black shales from the Kaimur Group, Upper Vindhyan, India. GR Tripathy, SK Singh. Chemical Geology 413, 63-72, 2015. 60: 2015: Chemical erosion rates of river basins of the Ganga system in the Himalaya: Reanalysis based on inversion of dissolved major ions, Sr, and 87 Sr/ 86 Sr.Black shale Clarke values are the average trace element contents in the World black shales. It is well known that black shales (carbonaceous, mainly marine sedimentary rocks) often are metalliferous and/or bituminous: enriched in U, V, Mo, Re, many other trace elements, and "shale oil". That is why the Clarke values for black shale are very ...The black shale in the Lower Cambrian Niutitang Formation in Southwest China is anomalously enriched in sedimentary exhalative Ni- and Mo-sulfides. The occurrence of large fluctuation of ocean redox conditions and thriving of benthic animals highlight the uniqueness of the stratum and its link to the Cambrian Explosion. Here, we …

The black shale episodes were dated by biostratigraphic methods and by high‐resolution chemostratigraphy and cyclostratigraphy. Mesozoic black shales are now interpreted as the oceanographic expression of major perturbations of the global carbon cycle and climate. Research into younger (Pliocene to Pleistocene) sedimentary cycles (including ...

"Schistes carton", Jurassic black shale rocks occurring in the south-western part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, were investigated, based on a combined mineralogical and geochemical approach. The major aim of this study was to understand the lateral and vertical variation in mineralogy, and the distribution of major and trace elements ...

Regional correlations of the black shales in New York show very similar field relations to those found by Conant and Swanson (1961). Close examination of these black shales reveals a number of features that indicate reworking and bedload sediment transport by waves and currents consistent with a shallow-marine inter - pretation.In the overlying late Hirnantian and early Rhuddanian, the distribution of black shales reaches its greatest extent in the studied interval. Localities showing evidence of anoxia are globally spread over all paleolatitudes and water depths for which data are available, indicating a Rhuddanian ocean anoxic event comparable to examples from the ...The black shales developed in the Chang 7 Member of the Yanchang Formation in the Ordos Basin are considered the most important hydrocarbon source …Black shales are widespread at the Precambrian/Cambrian transition and document a global ocean anoxic event, which is part of major environmental and biological changes, such as plate tectonic reconfiguration, mass extinction, and accelerated diversification of metazoans (Kimura and Watanabe, 2001, Steiner et al., 2001).The southeast margin of the Yangtze Platform in South China has extensive ...A shale is a sedimentary rock that is composed of small (mostly less than 0.1 mm) particles dominated by phyllosilicate (clay) minerals and containing subordinate amounts of …When black shales are weighted by preserved thickness, a time series (Isley and Abbott, 1999) shows three peaks in the Paleoproterozoic (i.e. ∼2.0, 1.85, and 1.7 Ga), with small peaks at 600 Ma and 1.45 Ga, ̄ and a maximum near the Archean/Proterozoic boundary between 2.7 and 2.5 Ga (Fig. 2).Plotted as a time series weighted by errors in …Jun 5, 2022 · The black shale in the Lower Cambrian Niutitang Formation in Southwest China is anomalously enriched in sedimentary exhalative Ni- and Mo-sulfides. The occurrence of large fluctuation of ocean redox conditions and thriving of benthic animals highlight the uniqueness of the stratum and its link to the Cambrian Explosion. Black shales occur in a pivotal part of the classic Kansas cyclothem originally described by Moore (1936) and designated the core shale by Heckel (1977).The terminology differentiates this shale from other shales in the cyclothem, particularly the thicker nonmarine shales that separate the marine bundles of units that compose the majority of the cyclothems.Core of the Month: May 2022. Oil from Shale: The KGS-IMMR Mississippian-Devonian Black Shales Cores. Dave Harris, Energy and Minerals Section.

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