Israel Zohar 8 borehole Middle Triassic c8: 2280-2286m (Triassic of Israel)

Where: Israel (31.6° N, 34.7° E: paleocoordinates 13.1° S, 34.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aratrisporites saturni Zone zone, Gevanim Formation, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

• Gevanim Formation: mainly sandstone and shale with some limestone. (Not known in what lithology the sample was taken)

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: Y. Eshet. 1990. Paleozoic-Mesozoic Palynology of Israel: I: Palynological Aspects of the Permo-Triassic Succession in the Subsurface of Israel. Geological Survey of Israel 81:1-57 [C. Looy/F. Verbruggen/J. Cassara]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31490: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Frederike Verbruggen on 14.05.2003

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