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Kyrshabakty River, 1465-25 (Cambrian of Kazakhstan)

Where: Kazakhstan (43.5° N, 70.0° E: paleocoordinates 2.8° S, 99.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lejopyge armata trilobite zone, Zhumabai Formation, Zhanarykian (505.0 - 501.0 Ma)

• sample 1465-25 from unit VI (91.5-132 m) of the Kyrshabakty River section (Ergaliev 2008)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified lime mudstone

• basin plain
• thin-bedded dark gray carbonate mudstone with thin parallel laminated clayish limestone (Ergaliev 2008)

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: S. N. Koneva. 1990. New Middle Cambrian Acrotretids (Brachiopods ) from the Lesser Karatau Range. Paleontological Journal 24(3):45-55 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 9958: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Phil Borkow on 05.02.2001, edited by Marcus Domansky and Uta Merkel

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