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Jebel Hammah, Oman, JH 16 (Cretaceous of Oman)

Where: Oman (22.7° N, 57.4° E: paleocoordinates 9.1° S, 43.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Wahrah Formation, Berriasian (145.5 - 140.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Red radiolarian chert

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original silica, replaced with calcite

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, 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 Unpublished Ph.D. University of Erlangen, Germany 1-465 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling] more details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 47178: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 16.02.2005

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