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Lower Carboniferous


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  • n. from 345 million to 310 million years ago; increase of land areas; primitive ammonites; winged insects


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  • At the extreme south end, between Kilchattan and Garroch Head, these conglomerates and sandstones are overlaid by a thick cornstone or dolomitic limestone marking the upper limit of the formation, which is surmounted by the cement-stones and contemporaneous lavas of Lower Carboniferous age.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • The Lower Carboniferous source rocks are Visean organic rich marls and shales.

    Indymedia Ireland

  • In the USGS World Petroleum Assessment 2000, geologist G.F. Ulmishek states that the Dneiper-Donetsk hydrocarbons have been classified into two oil families, which have their source in two different rock suites in the Upper Devonian and Lower Carboniferous sections.

    Indymedia Ireland

  • In the gravel, a small boulder was found containing fossils, which have been identified by Mr.E. O. Ulrich as belonging to the Lower Carboniferous.

    Transactions of the American Philosophical Society

  • Plant microfossils from the Upper Devonian and Lower Carboniferous of the Canning Basin, Western Australia.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]


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