Zechstein Limestone Drillhole 57 Friedrich Heinrich Mine Kamp-Lintfort Germany (Permian of Germany)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Zechstein Limestone Formation (Werra Group), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; micaceous, gray, green, argillaceous, sandy shale and limestone

• Note - group of beds - In German: mittelgrauwe Tonmergel, Gips, grauer Mergel, mittelgrau, feinstglimmerig. Mergel mit Tonlage. Tonige Mergel, Mergel z.T. in Stoerungsbrekzie. Gruenlichgrau-roetlichbrauner Mergel mit ton. u. kalk. Lagen. Zelliger Dolomit. Brekzioese Mergel. Graugruener feinsandiger Tonmergel mit kalk. Lagen. Flaserkalk. Zechsteinkalk.

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical,

Primary reference: H. Grebe. 1957. Zur Mikroflora des niederrheinischen Zechsteins. Geologisches Jahrbuch 73:51-74 [C. Looy/C. Looy/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24193: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Cindy Looy on 02.08.2002, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Nuskoisporites dulhuntyi
Potonie and Klaus 1954
Illenites cf. unicus
Kosanke 1950
Jugasporites delasaucei delasaucei
(Potonie and Klaus) Leschik 1956
Jugasporites delasaucei moersensis
(Potonie and Klaus) Leschik 1956 new subsp.
Lueckisporites virkkiae
Potonie and Klaus 1954
Nuskoisporites klausi n. sp.
Grebe 1957 (sample 16542 - depth 73.4 m)
Malacostraca
 Tanaidacea - Anthracocarididae
Ophthalmapseudes rhenanus n. gen. n. sp. Malzahn 1958
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pityosporites schaubergeri
Potonie and Klaus 1954
Pityosporites zapfei
Potonie and Klaus 1954
 Coniferales - Podocarpaceae
Platysaccus papilionis
Potonie and Klaus 1954