Copper Shale T1 depth 420-422m Rossenray I schaft Kamp-Lintfort (Permian of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.5° N, 6.5° E: paleocoordinates 15.2° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Copper Shale Formation (Werra Group), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, blue, sandy shale

• The Copper Shale is a 1,5-2 m thick gray-blue, layered, fine sandy, marly shale

•In German: Der Kupferschiefer ist als graublauer, gebaendeter, sehr feinsandiger mergelschiefer ausgebildet und 1,5-2 m maechtig

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: H. Grebe and H. J. Schweitzer. 1964. Die Sporae dispersae des niederrheinischen Zechsteins. Fortschritte in der Geologie von Rheinland und Westfalen 12:201-224 [C. Looy/C. Looy/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26241: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Cindy Looy on 09.10.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Nuskoisporites dulhuntyi
Potonie and Klaus 1954 rare
Culleisporites cf. densus
Leschik 1956 rare
cf. Endosporites sp.
Wilson and Coe 1940
cf. Florinites sp.
Schopf, Wilson and Bentall 1944
Striatites richteri
(Klaus 1955) Potonie 1958 often higher than 10%
Lueckisporites virkkiae
Potonie and Klaus 1954 2-10%
Lueckisporites noviaulensis
(Leschik 1956) Potonie 1958 3-15%
Illenites delasaucei n. sp.
(Potonie and Klaus 1954) new comb. Grebe and Schweitzer 1964 10-40 %
Pityosporites zapfei
Potonie and Klaus 1954 rare
Callipteris martinsi
(Kurtze) Zeiller
Pseudovoltzia liebeana
(Geinitz) Florin
Ullmannia bronni
Goeppert
Ullmannia frumentaria
(Schlotheim) Goeppert
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Platysaccus papilionis
Potonie and Klaus 1954 1-15%
Klausipollenites
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Klausipollenites schaubergeri
(Potonie and Klaus 1954) Jansonius up to 38%
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae
Sphenopteridae
  - Sphenopteridae
Sphenopteris kukukiana
Gothan and Nagelhard
Ginkgocycadophytus
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cf. Ginkgocycadophytus sp. Samoilovitch 1953
Samoilowitz 1953 (syn. Entlyssa Naumova 1937) very rare