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Sangiano, Sg 13 (Jurassic of Italy)

Where: Italy (45.9° N, 8.6° E: paleocoordinates 34.2° N, 18.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Rosso ad Aptici Formation, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.5 Ma)

• Cherty Aptychus beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (siliceous); lithified, red, argillaceous, calcareous chert

• Lombardian Basin
• Red shaly, calcareous radiolarian chert

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original silica, replaced with pyrite

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, hydroflouric, sieve,

• Hydrofluoride acid preparation

Primary reference: W. Kiessling. 1995. Palökologische Verwertbarkeit oberjurassisch-unterkretazischer Radiolarienfaunen mit Beispielen aus Antarktis, Oman und Südalpen. Unpublished Ph.D. University of Erlangen, Germany 1-465 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47165: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 16.02.2005

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