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S6-3-86-OF-KUA-2 Kunga Island (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (52.8° N, 131.5° W: paleocoordinates 0.3° N, 126.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sandilands Formation (Kunga Group), Late/Upper Sinemurian (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• early Upper Sinemurian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified limestone and lithified siltstone

• limestone nodule in thinly-bedded siltstones

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: E. S. Carter, P. A. Whalen, and J. Guex. 1998. Biochronology and paleontology of Lower Jurassic (Hettangian and Sinemurian) radiolarians, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin (496)1-162 [A. Miller/K. Layou/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94355: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.02.2010, edited by Adam Kocsis

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