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Carboniferous conodonts from Rakaia Terrane, East Otago, New Zealand

Forsyth, P Jane; Martin, Gregory M; Campbell, Hamish J; Simes, John E; Nicoll, Robert


Conodonts of Late Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian) age have been recovered from marble within a 100 m thick sequence of pure and impure marble, hematitic and chloritic slate, and metachert in Torlesse Supergroup semischist of the Rakaia Terrane. This sequence is exposed near Conical Peak in the Kakanui Mountains, Otago. Bands of marble contain microscopic metavolcanic clasts, quartz grains, and conodont elements in a groundmass of recrystallised calcite. The conodonts include at least three...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics


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