Title

Some magnetic properties of Athabasca Oil Sand samples, Alberta, Canada.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-1984

Abstract

A number of induced and remanent magnetic measurements have been performed on 55 cubic samples, each 8cm3, from a single segment of Athabasca Oil Sand core. Samples are representative of four major lithofacies types. It is concluded that certain magnetic subfacies may result from locally high concentrations of authigenic magnetic minerals such as maghemite or siderite. Such zones may prove to be useful stratigraphic markers in bitumen-saturated samples in which sedimentary structures are usually obscure.-from Authors

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences

First Page

278

Last Page

283

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