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Mt. Kirchstein, sample L1 (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (47.7° N, 11.5° E: paleocoordinates 33.4° N, 16.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kirchstein Formation, Hettangian (201.6 - 196.5 Ma)

• lower Kirchstein Formation, sample L1 1 m above the Rhaetian Dachstein Limestone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: H. Kozur and H. Mostler. 1990. Saturnaliacea Deflandre and some other stratigraphically important Radiolaria from the Hettangian of Lenggries/Isar (Bavaria, Northern Calcareous Alps). Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck 17:179-248 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94833: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.03.2010

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