Microbial Carbonate Build-ups in a Presalt Environment, the Afar Rift Lake System
A. Virgone, A.E. Held, G. Camoin, J.M. Rouchy and A.M. Caminiti
Event name: Third EAGE Exploration Workshop
Session: New Frontiers
Publication date: 06 April 2014
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The Afar area provides a good representation of the facies distribution, the associated geometries, the relations of carbonate travertines with the basaltic/lacustrine basement and a chemical characterization of fluids responsible for the creation of such carbonated objects.