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Phosphoria Rock Complex (Middle Permian) in
the Rocky Mountain Region:
Implications for Paleo-Environmental Dynamics, Pore Network
Evolution, and the End-Permian Mass Extinction
The Application of Ichnology to Core Facies Analysis

Maxwell Pommer, Rick Sarg

Colorado School of Mines, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering
1516 Illinois Street, Golden CO, 80401, USA

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Using representative cores, you will examine & interpret the significance of:

  • Mudrocks rich in sulfidic organic matter, phosphorites, spiculites, carbonates, & evaporites
  • Shifts between calcitic, siliceous, aragonitic, & microbial biota
  • Phosphatization, dolomitization, & silicification
  • Pore network evolution

Workshop to be held at the USGS CRC on Friday, October 12, 2018
9 AM - done (lunch provided)

Cost:$200Employed Member
 $100Unemployed Member (limit 5)
 $50Student (limit 5)
 Maximum: 30 participants

Phosphatic mudrock rich in
sulfidic organic matter, Franson
transgression (Meade Peak
member), Lakeridge core

RMS-SEPM contributed $15,000 to the
Fred F. Meissner Scholarship Fund
at Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado

Proceeds from
Beyond the Bakken - Williston Basin Reservoirs Core Workshop
held on June 12 & 13, 2008 at Triple O. Slabbing

Pictured from left to right:
John Humphreys Geology and Geologic Engineering Department Head at CSM
Jackie Meissner, Alex Meissner
Lyn Canter & Mark Sonnenfeld of the RMS-SEPM

RMS-SEPM would like to thank all presenters, participants and sponsors for making this a success!

Sponsors: Core Labs, Pinion Resources, Eby Petrography & Consulting, GeoEdges, Omni Labs, Reeder Energy,, Baytex Energy, Whiting Petroleum, Triple O Slabbing, USGS, NDGS