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Thrombolite Reef, Schwarzrand Subgroup (Ediacaran of Namibia)

Also known as Reef 3399

Where: Namibia (28.6° S, 18.0° E: paleocoordinates 40.0° S, 173.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Huns Member, Ediacaran (635.0 - 542.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Thrombolitic reef

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, 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 51738: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 15.06.2005

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