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43: Quarry Biggen, Attendorn, Massenkalk Limestone, Rhenish Massif, Germany (Devonian to of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.1° N, 7.9° E: paleocoordinates 20.7° S, 7.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Massenkalk Formation, Late/Upper Givetian to Late/Upper Givetian (388.1 - 376.1 Ma)

• Upper Givetian?, Massenkalk Limestone, Dorp facies

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: A. May. 2003. Die Fossilführung des Mitteldevons im Raum Attendorn-Olpe (West-Sauerland; Rechtsrheinisches Schiefergebirge) [Middle Devonian fossils of the Attendorn-Olpe area (western Sauerland; Rhenish Massif]. Geologie und Paläontologie in Westfalen 60:47-79 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60177: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 05.05.2006

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