Also known as Reef 2668; Tsagan-Del
Where: Bayanhongor, Mongolia (46.4° N, 100.3° E: paleocoordinates 27.3° N, 20.5° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Dicellograptus complanatus graptolite zone, Upper Member (Tsagaan Del Formation), Katian (453.0 - 445.2 Ma)
• Bolshakova and Ulitina 1985 give unit 6 as 10 m thick.
•Diyetken stage in Mongolia.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified, shelly/skeletal, brown, gray, argillaceous, sandy limestone
•Rozman & Minzhin 1980: Brownish-gray, argillaceous limestones, with seams of sandy, organogenic, coral-brachiopod, eluviated limestones.
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: peel or thin section,
Primary reference: L. N. Bolshakova and L. M. Ulitina. 1985. Stromatoporaty i biostratigrafiya nizhnego paleozoya Mongolii [Stromatoporata and biostratigraphy of the Lower Paleozoic of Mongolia]. Trudy Sovmestnaya Sovetsko-Mongolskaya Paleontologicheskaya Ekspeditisiya [Transactions of the Joint Soviet-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition] 27:5-94 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 79592: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 14.03.2008, edited by Pete Wagner
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)