PALEOBATHYMETRY ANALYSIS OF LIMESTONE IN BONGOMEME REGION BASED ON CONTENT OF BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA FOSSIL, GORONTALO DISTRICT, INDONESIA

  • Aang Panji Permana Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Negeri Gorontalo, Gorontalo, Indonesia \ Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Subagyo Pramumijoyo Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • A kmaluddin Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Keywords: Benthic foraminifera, Bongomeme, Fossils, Limestone, Paleobathymetry.

Abstract

   The location of the study area is surging hills in Bongomene area, Gorontalo, Indonesia. In this study, a geological survey and sampling were taken, and then an analysis of the content of benthic foraminifera was performed in each sample. The study aims to discover the species of benthic foraminifera fossils and to determine the paleobathymetry to the studied regions. The results of the analysis contained seven fossils species, namely Ammomassilina alveoliniformis, Stelligerum astrononion, Haynesia germanica, Nonion fabum, Praeglobobulimina ovata, Rhabdammina discreata and Saccorhiza ramosa. Based on the content of benthic foraminifera fossils, paleobathymetry is determined as Middle Shelf to Outer Shelf in Bongomeme 1, while in Bongomeme 2 and 3 is Middle Shelf.

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2020-06-24
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