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MKM-1, Mino Terrane (Jurassic of Japan)

Where: Japan (35.8° N, 137.6° E: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 144.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Aalenian (175.6 - 171.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (siliceous); lithified carbonate and lithified chert

• Manganese carbonate micro-nodules in bedded chert

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original silica

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, hydrochloric,

Primary reference: A. Yao. 1997. Faunal change of Early - Middle Jurassic radiolarians. News of Osaka Micropaleontologists, Special Volume 10:155-182 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51712: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 14.06.2005, edited by Adam Kocsis

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