Strontium Isotopes

Strontium Isotopes
The 87Sr/86Sr Isotope Ratio is used to reveal the relationship of continental water influx into oceanic waters. Affected by rate of sea-floor spreading versus continental weathering plus meteoric influx into the sea. Particularly useful in dating Cenozoic sediment deposits.
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87Sr/86Sr isotope ratio

Strontium Isotope Bibliography

Brookins, D.G., 1988, Seawater 87Sr86Sr for the Late Permian Delaware basin evaporites (New Mexico, USA). Chemical Geology, 69, (3–4), 209–214.

Claypool, G.E., Holser, W.T., Kaplan, I.R., Sakai, H., Zak, I.,1980, The age curves of sulfur and oxygen isotopes in marine sulfate and their mutual interpretation. Chemical Geology, 28, 199–260.

Davis, J. B. ,1979, Bioepigenetic sulfur deposits. Economic geology 74 (2), 462. DOI: 10.2113/gsecongeo.74.2.462

Davis, J. B., and Kirkland, D. W., 1970, Native sulfur deposition in Castile Formation, Culberson County, Texas. Econ. Geology, 65, 107-121.

Denison, R.E., Kirkland, D.W., and Evans, R., 1998, Using Strontium Isotopes to Determine the Age and Origin of gypsum and Anhydrite Beds. The Journal of Geology, 106 (1), 1–17.

Donovan, TJ, I Friedman, JD Gleason, 1974, Recognition of petroleum-bearing traps by unusual isotopic compositions of carbonate-cemented surface rocks. - Geology, 2, 351-354

Hill ,C., 1995, Sulfur redox reactions: hydrocarbons, native sulfur, Mississippi Valley-type deposits, and sulfuric acid karst in the Delaware Basin, New Mexico and Texas. Sulfur redox reactions. Environmental Geology, v.25 (1)16-23.

Magaritz, M., Anderson, R,Y. Holser, W.T., Eric S. Saltzman, E.S., and Garber, J., 1983, Isotope shifts in the Late Permian of the Delaware Basin, Texas, precisely timed by varved sediments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 66 (12), 111–124.
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