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THE EARLY TOARCIAN AND CENOMANIAN-TURONIAN ANOXIC EVENTS IN EUROPE - COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS

Abstract:

Two intervals of Mesozoic time are demonstrably of sufficient geological brevity to qualify readily for the term 'Anoxic Event': the early falciferum Zone or exaratum Subzone of the Toarcian and the Whiteinella archaeocretacea Interval Zone that straddles the Cenomanian-Turonian boundary. Both periods of time saw regional deposition of anomalously organic-rich strata (black shales) accompanied by a positive 2‰ PDB carbon-isotope excursion in coeval biogenic carbonates, and significant faunal ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1007/BF01821208

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JENKYNS, H More by this author
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag
Journal:
GEOLOGISCHE RUNDSCHAU
Volume:
74
Issue:
3
Pages:
505-518
Publication date:
1985
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EISSN:
1437-3262
ISSN:
0016-7835
URN:
uuid:f92d4b88-8f65-4d88-8e50-a79cbca61a5c
Source identifiers:
82152
Local pid:
pubs:82152
Language:
English

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