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At Olea, at a part of the former quarry over 25 m (Cambrian of Denmark)

Where: Bornholm, Denmark (55.0° N, 14.9° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° S, 28.3° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Solenopleura brachymetopa trilobite zone, Andrarum Limestone Formation, Menevian (513.0 - 501.0 Ma)

• Solenopleura brachymetopa biozone; basal part of Forchhammeri stage

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, phosphatic, gray, calcareous limestone and lithified, black shale

• Berg-Madsen & Peel (1987): The limestone is compact and dark grey with a clay content of 25-30 wt. %. Phospatic parts occur, as do coarse crystalline calcite parts and veins.

•Berg-Madsen (1986): alternating grey limestone and black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: MGUH (Geological Museum, U. Copenhagen).

Primary reference: V. Berg-Madsen. 1986. Tuarangia from Bornholm (Denmark) and similarities in Baltoscandian and Australasian late Middle Cambrian faunas. Alcheringa 11(3/4):245-259 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50768: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.05.2005

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