Neoproterozoic (1000 Ma)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 254 G: 179 B: 66
Rank
chronostratigraphy
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Neoproterozoikum
French
Néoprotérozoïque
Italian
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English
Neoproterozoic (1000 Ma)
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
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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
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Note about top
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Age at base
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Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
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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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  • Ediacaran (~ 635 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name
    Ediacara (Australia)
    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    valid
    Valid name
    In Short
    Youngest Period of the Late Proterozoic (ca. 635-542 Ma), with a peculiar soft-bodied fauna.
    Age
    Neoproterozoic (= Late Proterozoic) - Neoproterozoic (= Late Proterozoic)
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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  • Cryogenian (~ 720 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name
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    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    valid
    Valid name
    In Short
    Middle stage of the Neoproterozoic, characterised by cold climatic conditions («Snowball Earth»).
    Age
    Neoproterozoic (= Late Proterozoic) - Neoproterozoic (= Late Proterozoic)
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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  • Tonian (1000 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name
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    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    valid
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
    Neoproterozoic (= Late Proterozoic) - Neoproterozoic (= Late Proterozoic)
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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