Discovery of Upper Permian carbonates from the Kenong Wildlife Reserve, Pahang, Malaysia

702001-100923-720-B
Author : Nuraiteng Tee Abdullah and Abdul Hadi Rahman
Publication : Bulletin of the Geological Society of Malaysia
Page : 79-89
Volume Number : 38
Year : 1995
DOI : https://doi.org/10.7186/bgsm38199508

 Bulletin of the Geological Society of Malaysia, Volume 38, Dec. 1995, pp. 79 – 89

 

Discovery of Upper Permian carbonates from the Kenong Wildlife Reserve, Pahang, Malaysia

NURAITENG TEE ABDULLAH AND ABDUL HADI RAHMAN

Department of Geology, University Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Abstract: Carbonates from the Kenong area were found to contain Late Permian foraminifers and calcareous algae. These taxa can be correlated with similar forms reported from the Tethyan region, in particular to the Eastern Tethys. The fossil assemblages in these carbonates were fairly diverse and abundant and were interpreted to have inhabited warm shallow shelfal seas with open circulation. The predominance of limy-mud matrix and the poor sorting indicate that the environment was analogous to a mud bank that was formed on localized high.

https://doi.org/10.7186/bgsm38199508