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Synonyms for Cambrian

from 544 million to about 500 million years ago

a native or resident of Wales

of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language


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41) For detailed descriptions of the variety of small shelly fossils, see Rozanov and Zhuravlev, "The Lower Cambrian Fossil Record of the Soviet Union," 205-82; and Z-W.
Anomalocaris [of unknown affinity] and Tuzoia [a possible arthropod] from the Lower Cambrian Eager Formation near Cranbrook, British Columbia: Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin, v.
Low-temperature diagenetic illite-smectite in Lower Cambrian clays in North Estonia // Clay Minerals.
The canal system in sclerites of Lower Cambrian Sinasachites (Halkieridae: Sachitida): significance for the molluscan affinities of the sachitids.
The shell structure and mineralogy of Mickwitzia (Lingulata: Brachiopoda) from the Lower Cambrian Kakumae Beds of Estonia.
Johnson's statement may be outdated already, as is evident by the discovery of new fossils from the lower Cambrian (see Richard Fortey, "The Cambrian Explosion Exploded?
Although a Silurian age is possible, no significant hiatus appears to be present at the contact with the Lower Cambrian rhyolite, and identical laminated siltstone and sandstone are present in both formations.
Things like Anomalocaris indicate that there were very highly evolved, large, well-adapted predators even in the lower Cambrian.
Mineralization here is hosted in sedimentary rocks of the Lower Cambrian Harkness formation and tends to be disseminated and relatively widespread.
The term was used for the first time to describe the highly to moderately bioturbated sandstones with vertical burrows in the lower Cambrian Eriboll Sandstone in Scotland (Peach & Horne 1884).
2011a), who were able to correlate these archeocyathids with those typical from the Shackleton Limestone of the Transantarctic Mountains of late lower Cambrian age.
12) They are mostly extracted from lower Cambrian phosphate deposits; some were probably originally composed of calcium carbonate, but have been replaced by phosphate minerals.