International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 4, April 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Late Maastrichtian to Paleocene sediments of part of Southwestern Iullemmenden Basin, Rabah Sheet 11, Sokoto State, Northwestern, Nigeria
      Sulaiman, Sulaiman Abba, Mohammed Rilwan
Abstract: The stratigraphy and sedimentary structures of the area around Gidan Marafa and environs of Late Maastrichtian to Paleocene in SW Iullemmeden Basin Nigeria. Detailed field work was carried out on a scale of 1:25,000 and two groups were encountered. However, three Formations was studied as follows starting from younger to older; (2) Rima Group; only Wurno Formation was found at the top of this group and are made up of friable, yellow-golden brown fine to medium grained sandstones which intercalates with carboniferous mudstones.

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Sulaiman, Sulaiman Abba, Mohammed Rilwan (2019); Late Maastrichtian to Paleocene sediments of part of Southwestern Iullemmenden Basin, Rabah Sheet 11, Sokoto State, Northwestern, Nigeria; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 9(4) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.04.2019.p8828
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