Diagenetic breccias in Zbrza dolomites, Givetian, vicinity of Cracow

Andrzej Łaptaś


Brekcje diagenetyczne w dolomitach ze Zbrzy, żywet, okolice Krakowa

Diagenetic “pudding breccia” consisting of angular fragments were found in Givetian dolomites. The breccia occurs irregularly at contact of two different carbonate strata: macrocrystalline dolomite upwards and medium-crystalline calcareous dolomite below. Early diagenetieally dolomitized layers were fragmented and sunken in liquefied calcareous mud penecontemporaneoiusly with lithification of sediments.

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