Structure of Stolz Diapir - a well-exposed salt dome on Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian Arctic archipelago.

W. M. Schwerdtner, Martin Van Kranendonk

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Coarse rock salt, with maximum crystal dimensions of more than 20cm, is well preserved in outcrops, whereas fine-grained salt has lost most of its cohesion. Even on vertical outcrop surfaces, the irregular boundaries of large halite crystals have been accentuated by incipient weathering. The lobate shapes of the subsequent crystals resemble those in the salt domes of the American Gulf Coast.-from Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-241
Number of pages5
JournalBulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Geology
  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)

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