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  1. The Great Bank of Guizhou (GBG) is an isolated carbonate platform in the Nanpanjiang Basin. Contacts between limestone and dolomitized material cross-cut bedding and form an irregular lobe shaped body that extends from the interior and terminates toward the basin. Precursor carbonate facies include oolite grainstone and packstone (with some containing a microbial matrix), clotted microbialite boundstone, and massively dolomitized carbonate mudstone containing stromatolitic and fenestral fabrics indicating a range of high-energy subtidal shoal to intertidal tidal flat environments. The mudstones are present lower in the outcrop, followed by grainstones and packstones moving upwards. Samples range from partially to fully dolomitized, with partially dolomitized samples occurring near the dolomitization front. In partially dolomitized oolite, the ooids are selectively replaced by dolomite. The paragenetic sequence interpreted from petrography includes early marine intergranular cement, early fracturing associated with possible tepee formation, neomorphism of aragonitic mollusk shells and cortical laminae in ooids, anhedral replacement dolomite, dissolution forming dissolved ooids and vugs, late stage coarse euhedral dolomite cement within intergranular pores, vugs, and early fractures, twinned calcite fill of early fractures and vugs, late stage fractures filled with twinned calcite, and finally stylolites. Previous data from the western GBG using fluid inclusion and clumped isotope geothermometry indicates that dolomitization occurred with high temperatures at burial, within a spatially variable range of 90°C to 185°C. 87Sr/86Sr values of 0.707677 to 0.708601 are similar to the ratios found in Triassic seawater. δ18O (VPDB) values for dolomite range from -7.68‰ to -1.53‰, consistent with evaporative enrichment of seawater and high burial temperatures. The spatial distribution of the dolomite, strontium isotopes and oxygen isotopes are consistent with reflux dolomitization. In other areas, the platform interior contains evidence for hypersaline conditions and evaporite mineral precipitation also consistent with the reflux model. The geothermometry data indicates that early reflux dolomite was replaced at high temperatures during burial. 
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