Blackhillsian age

473.9 - 470 Ma

The definition of this interval in the timescale Ordovician of North America is taken from the following source:

  • F. M. Gradstein, J. G. Ogg, M. D. Schmitz and G. M. Ogg. 2020. Geologic Time Scale 2020 view

The bottom age has been interpolated based on the differences between the ages for international timescale boundaries quoted in the source and the currently accepted ages for those boundaries.

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This interval is used in the definition of 309 collections

A total of 625 collections with 2924 occurrences lie within this time span

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International Chronostratigraphic TimescaleOrdovician of North AmericaOrdovician of Britain
OrdovicianLate OrdovicianHirnantianCincinnatianGamachianAshgillHirnantian443.8
KatianRawtheyan445.2
Richmondian446 *
Cautleyan448.9 *
Pusgillian449.3 *
CaradocStreffordianOnnian †449.6 *
MaysvillianRocklandian †/Shermanian/Ashbyan/Kirkfieldian/Blackriveran/Wildernessian/Trentonian/Franklinian449.8 *
Edenian450.4 *
MohawkianChatfieldian451.1 *
Cheneyan451.5 *
Burrellian452.7 *
Sandbian453
Actonian †453.2 *
Turinian453.7 *
Marshbrookian †Woolstonian †454.2 *
Longvillian †455.2 *
Aurelucian456.8 *
WhiterockianCanadian †Chazyan †/Marmor457 *
Soudleyan †/Harnagian/Costonian457.4 *
Middle OrdovicianDarriwilianLlanvirnLlandeilian/Llandeilo/Late Llandeilo/Middle Llandeilo/Early Llandeilo/Late Llanvirn458.4
Abereiddian/Early Llanvirn461.3 *
Dapingian467.3
ArenigFennian468.4 *
Rangerian469.1 *
Early OrdovicianFloianIbexianBlackhillsianJeffersonian †Cassinian †470
Whitlandian471.1 *
Tulean473.9 *
Moridunian474.3 *
TremadocianTremadocMigneintian477.7
Stairsian480.3 *
Cressagian480.8 *
Skullrockian/Demingian482 *
485 *
485.4
487.5