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Brickwork's Quarry Shales Mbr, Lower Caradoc, Ireland, Loc 26 (Ordovician of Ireland)

Where: Ireland (53.8° N, 6.6° W: paleocoordinates 48.9° S, 20.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Brickwork's Quarry Shales Member (Knockerk Formation), Caradoc (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• Lower Caradoc

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; shale

• "Fairly deep shelf environment"
• tuffaceous silty beds and concretionary horizons are common.

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: M. Romano and A. W. Owen. 1993. Early Caradoc Trilobites of Eastern Ireland and their paleogeographical significance. Palaeontology 36(3):681-720 [M. Patzkowsky/Z. Krug/Z. Krug] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50606: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Zack Krug on 18.05.2005