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BB 13.10 (Jurassic to of Italy)

Where: Italy (38.0° N, 12.8° E: paleocoordinates 26.8° N, 15.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Rosso Ammonitico Medio Formation, Late/Upper Oxfordian to Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 150.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original silica, replaced with silica

Collection methods: chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric, sieve,

Primary reference: P. Beccaro. 2006. Radiolarian Biostratigraphy of Middle-Upper Jurassic pelagic siliceous successions of Western Sicily and the Southern Alps (Italy). Mémoires de Géologie (Lausanne) (45)1-120 [T. Danelian/T. Danelian] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78977: authorized by Taniel Danelian, entered by Taniel Danelian on 20.02.2008

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