D156 (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (55.7° N, 3.2° W: paleocoordinates 17.5° S, 18.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Silurian (443.4 - 419.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: breccia

• limited exposures and talus screes of breccia, containing limestone clasts up to 0,2 m long. Here the clast-supported matrix is coarse grained and forms more than 50 per cent. of the rock; mudstone, red and grey chert and basalt predominate.

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: H. A. Armstrong. 1997. Conodonts from the Ordovician Shinnel Formation, Southern Uplands, Scotland. Palaeontology 40(3):763-797 [E. Jarochowska/E. Jarochowska]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187089: authorized by Emilia Jarochowska, entered by Sarah Haegele on 13.07.2017

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