Muessenberg D/C boundary section, Tournaisian part (beds 0-2) (Carboniferous of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.3° N, 7.9° E: paleocoordinates 12.4° S, 6.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, green limestone

• Beds 0,1,2 (Tournaisian): green-gray limestone; Beds 3 and lower (Famennian): green-brown limestone with green shale at base; green nodular limestone; yellow-greeen limestone nodules in shale

Primary reference: D. Korn. 1981. Ein neues, Ammonoiden-fuehrendes Profil an der Devon-Karbon-Grenze im Sauerland (Rhein. Schiefergebirge). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 1981(91):513-526 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38648: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 26.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Voehringeritidae
 Goniatitida - Gattendorfiidae