Yangtze Gorge [Upper Tianzhushan Mbr, Dengying Fm] (Cambrian to of China)

Where: Hubei, China (30.8° N, 111.3° E: paleocoordinates 26.3° N, 160.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Tianzhushan Member (Dengying Formation), Tommotian to Tommotian (530.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• The grouping of beds is 0.2m thick. AGE: Tommotian-Botomian; refined by A. Hendy (6/2009) on the basis of biostratigraphic data.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, intraclastic, black, sandy phosphorite

• silty dolomite

Collection methods: Description comes from description of the supplimentary diagrammatic section of the Eastern Yangtze Gorge area (Fig. 4).

Primary reference: S. Weiguo. 1986. Late Precambrian Pennatulids (sea pens) from the Eastern Yangtze Gorge, China: Paracharnia gen. nov. Precambrian Research 31:361-375 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 10500: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Phil Borkow on 14.05.2001

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