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Ordovician system in China correlation chart and explanatory notes by Shen-fu Sheng

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Published by IUGS Secretariat in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Ordovician,
  • Geology -- China

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sheng Shen-Fu.
SeriesPublication (International Union of Geological Sciences) -- no. 1
ContributionsInternational Union of Geological Sciences.
LC ClassificationsQE660 S54
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14775612M

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North China was dominantly a carbonate platform during the Ordovician. Facies belts, particularly the trilobite biofacies belts, change westward from the platform edge to the slope along the west margin of the platform. In Tarim, Ordovician rocks provide the main source and reservoir rocks for . Ordovician synonyms, Ordovician pronunciation, Ordovician translation, English dictionary definition of Ordovician. adj. Of, relating to, or being the period of geologic time from about to million years ago, the second period of the Paleozoic Era. The Ordovician meteor event was a dramatic increase in the rate at which L chondrite meteorites fell to Earth during the Middle Ordovician period, about ± million years ago. This is indicated by abundant fossil L chondrite meteorites in a quarry in Sweden and enhanced concentrations of ordinary chondritic chromite grains in sedimentary rocks from this med≥20 km diameter: Acraman, Amelia .   Middle Cambrian through lowermost Ordovician conodonts from Hunan, South China - Volume 91 Supplement - Xi-ping Dong, Huaqiao Zhang A new conodont biozone classification of the Ordovician System in South China. Palaeoworld, Vol. 28, Issue. , p. Middle Cambrian through lowermost Ordovician conodonts from Hunan, South by:

A 30 yr project of formally defining the Cambrian-Ordovician and Ordovician-Silurian boundaries, and a single set of global series-epochs and stages-ages for the Ordovician System-Period was recently completed by the International Subcommission on Ordovician System when the GSSP (global stratotype section and point) for the base of the Dapingian Stage and the Middle . The Ordovician is the second period of the Paleozoic lasted from about million years ago (mya) to mya. It follows the Cambrian period and is followed by the Silurian period.. The Ordovician was named after the Welsh tribe of the was defined by Charles Lapworth in The book follows the trend of previous volumes devoted exclusively to the Ordovician. Most of them came after sym-posia arranged by the Ordovician Subcommission, such as The Ordovician System(Birmingham, ), Aspects of the Ordovician System(Oslo, ), Advances in Ordovician Geology(St. John’s, Newfoundland, ), GlobalFile Size: 7MB. The only published δ13C data from the Ordovician of China are from the Lower and Upper Ordovician, and only the latter records include a significant excursion, namely the Hirnantian excursion (HICE).