LA4, Bioclastic wackestone-packstones core 7128/6-1, Orn Fm. (Permian of Norway)

Also known as Reef 3044

Where: Norway (71.5° N, 28.4° E: paleocoordinates 27.0° N, 19.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Orn Formation (Gipsdalen Group), Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• Early Asselian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; wackestone and packstone

• Inner neritic, subtidal and partially protected lagoon. Normal salinity and oxygenation, low to moderate hydrodinamic settings.
• Massive; micritic/microsparitic matrix, in place partially to highly dolomitized, at times clotted. Biota at times fragmented and/or recrystallized.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: core

Primary reference: M. DiLucia, J. Sayago, G. Frijia, A. Cotti, A. Sitta and M. Mutti. 2017. Facies and seismic analysis of the Late Carboniferous Early Permian Finnmark carbonate platform (southern Norwegian Barents Sea): An assessment of the carbonate factories and depositional geometries. Marine and Petroleum Geology 79:372-393 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184684: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 17.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Forams only
Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
 Textulariacea - Textulariidae
Textulariidae indet. Ehrenberg 1838
 Fusulinoidea - Fusulinidae
Fusulinidae indet. Moeller 1878
 Earlandiacea - Tuberitinidae
Tuberitinidae indet. Miklukho-Maklay 1958
 Endothyroidea - Bradyinidae
Bradyinidae indet. Reytlinger 1950
 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
Tetrataxis sp. Ehrenberg 1854
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
Ellesmerella sp. Waterhouse 2008 oyster
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 horn coral
 Dasycladales - Seletonellaceae
 Archaeolithophyllales - Palaoaplysinaceae
Palaeoaplysina sp. Krotov 1888
  - Solenoporaceae
Komia sp. Korde 1951
  - Nigriporellidae