Quartäre kalkige Äolianite von N-Menorca (Balearen, westliches Mittelmeer)

Dierk Henningsen
Three different series of calcareous eolianites are described from Northern Minorca (Balearic Islands, Western Mediterranean). The petrographic composition of samples from the three series is not uniform: in the oldest series, contrary to the younger ones, only very few siliceous minerals or rock fragments are present, among the bioclasts there are more tests of forams than fragments of calcareous algae. Presumably the youngest eolianites originated during the last glacial period, the older eolianites during the...