Beringhausen roadcut, E1 (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Westfalen, Germany (51.4° N, 8.8° E: paleocoordinates 2.1° S, 13.1° E)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: E1 zone, Pendleian (326.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous shale

• lithologically the rocks are shale with a rather high calcareous component in the basal parts, sometimes even grading into true limestone.

Primary reference: K. Figge. 1968. A Goniatite fauna from the Visean/Namurian boundary. Palaeontology 11:264-274 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 5537: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 11.10.1999

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Taxonomic list

 Goniatitida - Girtyoceratidae
 Goniatitida - Cravenoceratidae
Cravenoceras leion Bisat 1930 ammonite