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Klerf Formation of the Eifelian Hills, Germany, Vallendar substage Devonian (Devonian of Germany)

Where: Eifel, Germany (50.0° N, 7.0° E: paleocoordinates 27.1° S, 9.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Klerf Formation, Emsian (409.1 - 391.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deltaic; gray, green, red, white sandstone and gray, green, red siltstone

• "deltaic and estuarine deposits" a palaeogeographic map is given in figure 9
• "Frequently reddish or gray, greenish-gray and white sandstones with greenish-gray and red siltstone. The lithic composition changes drastically from location to location according to estuarine or deltaic milieu."

Collection methods: "very poor in fossils"

Primary reference: G. Fuchs. 1982. Upper Siegenian and Lower Emsian in the Eifel Hills. CFS. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 55:229-255 [A. Miller/J. Sessa/J. Sessa] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24696: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 17.08.2002

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