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NeR loc., Branchian Series, Brigus Fm, 59.0m above Ner Sect. base - Landing 1995 (Cambrian to of Canada)

Where: Nova Scotia, Canada (45.8° N, 60.3° W: paleocoordinates 76.6° S, 61.7° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Callavia broeggeri zone, Brigus Formation, Atdabanian to Atdabanian (520.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• JA: Brigus Formation is in the Callavia broeggeri Zone within the lower Branchian Series; correlation to Siberian stages is not indicated, but unit overlies the Atdabanian Fosters Point Formation and is Early Cambrian, so presumably it is Atdabanian or Botomian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified wackestone

• calcareous nodules and fossil wacke-to packestone.

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. Landing. 1995. Upper Placentian-Branchian series of mainland Nova Scotia (middle-upper Lower Cambrian) faunas, paleoenvironments, and stratigraphic revision. Journal of Paleontology 69(3):475-495 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 9350: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Phil Borkow on 22.10.2000