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Reefal biostrome, Kuibis Subgroup (Ediacaran of Namibia)

Also known as Reef 3339

Where: Namibia (24.9° S, 16.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.4° S, 177.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Omkyk Member (Zaris Formation), Ediacaran (635.0 - 542.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified bindstone

• Thrombolitic reefal biostrome

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J. P. Grotzinger, W. A. Watters, and A. H. Knoll. 2000. Calcified metazoans in thrombolite-stromatolite reefs of the terminal Proterozoic Nama Group, Namibia. Paleobiology 26(3):334-359 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51737: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 15.06.2005

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