Cenomanian-Turonian organic-rich strata in Tunisia
The upper Cenomanian - lower Turonian (CT) in parts of Tunisia
is organically rich and grouped into the Bahloul Formation.
The Cenomanian-Turonian in Oued Mellegue (see also Nederbragt &
Fiorentino 1999). Bahloul Formation in centre of picture, left of softer
yellowish unit (Fahdene Fm.). photo 94-7
Geographic coordinates (top of Bahloul section): 36°15'32,0"N,
Bahloul Formation (unit
to the right), softer Annaba Fm. (slightly left of centre of picture/valley),
Bireno Formation (hard, steep unit). Oued Mellegue, photo 94-8.
Cenomanian Fahdene Formation. Photo 94-4.
Typical alternation of hard, laminated, organic-rich limestones and
marls in the Bahloul Formation. Oued Mellegue. Photo 94-2.
Laminated, organic-rich limestone, Bahloul Formation. Oued Mellegue.
Hard, laminated, organic-rich limestones and marl in the Bahloul Formation.
Oued Mellegue. Photo 94-1.
Organic-rich limestones of the Bahloul Formation in Oued Smara (35°45'34,3"N,
8°30'33,8"E). See Robaszynski et al. (1990) for geological
details. Photo 94-13.
View of bedding plane of the Bahloul Formation in Oued Smara. Dipl.
Geol. Sadat Kolonic for scale. Photo 94-14.
Bahloul Formation in Oued Smara. Large red numbers indicate stratigraphic
level in section of Robaszynski et al. (1990) (painted by team of Robaszynski).