Cisuralian (~299 Ma)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
0 / 65 / 60 / 0
RGB color
R: 239 G: 88 B: 69
Rank
chronostratigraphic Epoch
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid formal name
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Cisuralian
French
Cisuralian
Italian
Cisuraliano
English
Cisuralian (~299 Ma)
Origin of the Name

Named after the Cisural Mountains (western, European part of the Ural Mountains).

Historical Variants
Cisuralium
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

Units at roof
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Kungurian
Note about top
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Age at base
Asselian
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
Type locality
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Type profile
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Reference profiles
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Point of interest
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Paleogeography and tectonic

Paleogeography
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Kind of protolith
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Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Time Scale
  • Paratethys
  • Mammal stages
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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  • Kungurian (~284 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the town of Kungur (Russia), near Perm.

    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Stage
    Status
    valid formal name
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
    Kungurian - Kungurian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
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    Type area
    Ural Mountains
    Comment
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  • Artinskian (~290 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the town of Artinsk = Arti (Russia), S Perm.

    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Stage
    Status
    valid formal name
    Valid name
    In Short
    Stage of the Early Permian.
    Age
    Artinskian - Artinskian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
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    Type area
    Ural Mountains
    Comment
    The Artinskian originally encompassed the Asselian and Sakmarian as well.
  • Sakmarian (~295 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the Sakmara River (Russia).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Stage
    Status
    valid formal name
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
    Sakmarian - Sakmarian
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
    Ural Mountains
    Comment
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  • Asselian (~299 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the Assel River, southern Ural Mountains (Kazakhstan / Bashkortostan).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Stage
    Status
    valid formal name
    Valid name
    In Short
    First stage of the Cisuralian and hence base of the Permian.
    Age
    Asselian - Asselian
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
    Ural Mountains
    Comment
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