Thanetian (~59 Ma)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
0/25/50/0
RGB color
R: 253 G: 191 B: 111
Rank
chronostratigraphic Stage
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
Thanétien
French
Thanétien
Italian
Thanetiano
English
Thanetian (~59 Ma)
Origin of the Name

Named after the Isle of Thanet (Kent, UK).

Historical Variants
--- (Renevier 1873), Thanetium
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

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Units at roof
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
FAD Areoligeria gippingensis (coccolithophore)
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
late Paleocene
Note about top
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Age at base
late Paleocene
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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