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 Name of Unit: Dalan Formation

Geology
Description
Shale, sandstone, siltstone and conglomerate, with muscovite, black material of plant remains, micaceous, graded beding and sole marks structure. Some part of this unit are highly indurated
Stratigraphic Relationship
The top of formation has an interfingering contact with the Geghan Formation. Gradual contact with metamorphic rocks. This unit can be correlated with the Kanikeh Formation of Seram Island.
Formation Name
Dalan Formation [1993]

Nomenclature

Tjokrosapoetro et al. (1993)
Unit Code:
TRd
Age :
Triassic
Thickness (m):
2000
Tectonic Settings:
Continental slope
Rock Type:
Sediment
Category:
Formation
Depositional Settings:
Neritic, turbidites, slope at bathyal depth in restricted environment, oxidizing environment
Geographic Information
Coordinate:
126.250561, -3.426986
Region :
Kab. Buru
Province :
Maluku
Type Locality:
Dalan River, Buru Sheet, coordinates 126°14'-127°17'E, 03°18'-03°28'S
Map Sheet:
Peta Geologi Lembar Buru, Maluku
Map Scale:
1:250.000
Map Sheet number:
2512
Distribution of Unit:
Western part of Buru Island
References
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Geological Map of the Buru Quadrangle, Maluku.1:250.000 / Tjokrosaputro, S , Budhitrisna, T. , Rusmana, E.

Bandung: Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Geologi, 1993