Rubik mine, A 48 (Triassic of Albania)

Where: Albania (41.8° N, 19.8° E: paleocoordinates 6.2° N, 21.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (siliceous); lithified, red chert

• red cherts

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original silica

Collection methods: chemical, hydroflouric,

Primary reference: M. Chiari, M. Marcucci, G. Cortese, A. Ondrejickova, and A. Kodra. 1996. Triassic radiolarian assemblages in the Rubik area, and Cukali zone, Albania. Ofioliti 21(1):77-84 [W. Kiessling/M. Riess/M. Riess]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53987: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Martin Riess on 21.09.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Nassellaria - Ruesticyrtiidae
Pararuesticyrtium sp. Kozur and Mostler 1981 radiolarian
Striatotriassocampe sp. Kozur and Mostler 1994 radiolarian
 Entactinaria - Saturnalidae
Palaeosaturnalis sp. Donofrio and Mostler 1978 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Actinommidae
Cenosphaera sp. Ehrenberg 1854 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Spongodiscidae
? Dictyocoryne mocki Kozur and Mostler 1978 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Xiphostylidae
"Cenosphaera clathrata" = Archaeocenosphaera clathrata
"Cenosphaera clathrata" = Archaeocenosphaera clathrata Parona 1890 radiolarian
 Spumellaria - Veghicycliidae
? Praeorbiculiformella sp. Kozur and Mostler 1978 radiolarian