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MN 3 zone

General information
Lower boundary: equal to 20 Ma (see scale)
Upper boundary: equal to 16.9 Ma (see scale)
Continent: Europe
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Key correlations
Period: Neogene
Epoch: Miocene
Subepoch: Early/Lower Miocene
Stage: Burdigalian
10 million year bin: Cenozoic 5
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Overlaps with
  • Santacrucian (17.5 to 16.3 Ma)
  • Altonian (19.0 to 15.9 Ma)
  • Colhuehuapian (21.0 to 17.5 Ma)
  • Otaian (21.7 to 19.0 Ma)
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