LA7, Coral boundstones, core 7128/6-1, Orn Fm. (Permian of Norway)

Also known as Reef 3053

Where: Norway (71.5° N, 28.4° E: paleocoordinates 28.4° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Orn Formation (Gipsdalen Group), Sakmarian (295.5 - 290.1 Ma)

• Early Sakmarian

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; bafflestone and framestone

• Patchy coral colonies within a shallow subtidal inner ramp environment; normal salinity and oxygenation at the bottom, variable energy conditions.
• Bafflestones/Framestones made up by cerioid or phaceloid colonies.

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 184687: 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
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
Ellesmerella sp. Waterhouse 2008 oyster
  - Nigriporellidae