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Borehole Lygumai 45, Naujoji Akmené Suite (Permian of Lithuania)

Where: Lithuania (56.0° N, 23.7° E: paleocoordinates 23.0° N, 28.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Naujoji Akmené Formation, Wuchiapingian (259.0 - 254.0 Ma)

• Naujoji Akmené Suite (correlates with the german Zechsteinkalk), lower part of the Werra Horizon (P2wr); Material from depth: 127.3-147.0m

•assigned to the Wuchiapingian based on Clapham pers. commun.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marl and limestone

• marl, limestone and dolomite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collection methods: core

Primary reference: P. Suveizdis, K. V. Miklukho-Maklay, L. B. Ukharskaya, I. P. Morozova, N. V. Glushenko, V. K. Ivanov, and B. G. Podoba. 1975. Permskaya sistema Pribaltiki (fauna i stratigrafiya). Permian deposits of the Baltic region (stratigraphy and fauna). Lietuvos Geologijos Mokslinio Tyrimo Institutas, Trudy 29:305pp. [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46159: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 06.01.2005, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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