Cheikhia Group, Algeria, W.Africa - Bertrand-Sarfati and Moussine-Pouchkine 1995 ( of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (26.0° N, 4.3° W: paleocoordinates 26.0° N, 4.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cheikhia Group, Neoproterozoic (1000.0 - 541.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified sandstone

Preservation: cast, replaced with silica

Primary reference: J. Bertrand-Sarfati and A. Moussine-Pouchkine. 1995. First Ediacaran fauna found in Western Africa and evidence for an Early Cambrian glaciation. Geology 23(2):133-136 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 10694: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Phil Borkow on 12.06.2001

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Taxonomic list

• There is the mention of the occurrence of nondiscoidal fossils, but no other information is given about them.