ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Nadan, Oman, Na 14 (Cretaceous of Oman)

Where: Oman (23.0° N, 57.1° E: paleocoordinates 9.0° S, 43.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Nadan Formation, Valanginian (140.2 - 136.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified, gray, cherty/siliceous wackestone

• Cherty limestones

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original silica, replaced with calcite

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, hydrochloric, sieve,

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 Unpublished Ph.D. University of Erlangen, Germany 1-465 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling] more details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 47179: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 16.02.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)