Kimmeridgian


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Kimmeridgian

[‚kim·ə′rij·ē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time; middle Upper Jurassic, above Oxfordian, below Portlandian.
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2011): A comparison of recent and fossil large, high-spired gastropods and their environments: the Nopparat Thara tidal flat in Krabi, South Thailand, versus the Swiss Kimmeridgian carbonate platform.
There are deposits from Lusitanian, Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages in the water-shed section in Tengi's lateral ridge, composed of carbonaceous and sandy-argillaceous rocks and are represented by two lithofacies.
The well recognized oil in a number of intervals comprising the Portland Sandstone and the Kimmeridgian Limestones.
Here the famous, stony Kimmeridgian clay and limestone soils give wines of immense complexity and power while retaining the racy, fresh acidity typical of the appellation.
Chitry is west of Chablis and has the same Kimmeridgian soil; the classic minerality displayed in good Chablis shows here along with aromas and flavors of under-ripe apple, pear and citrus; excellent Bourgogne Blanc to pair with shellfish.
New material of the chelonian ichnotaxon Emydichnium megapodium (Walther, 1904) from the Kimmeridgian (Upper Jurassic) of Northern Germany]
Micro-sized dolomite inclusions in ferroan calcite cements developed during burial diagenesis of Kimmeridgian reefs, Northern Iberian Basin, Spain.
Kimmeridgian to Paleocene tectonic and geodynamic evolution of the Peruvian (and Ecuadorian) margin.
The soils differ, too, classically comprising Kimmeridgian clay, a chalky marl containing fragments of fossilised oyster shells, with some Portlandian stone.
There are deposits from Lusitanian, Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages in the watershed section in the lateral ridge of Tengi, composed of carbonaceous and sandy-argillaceous rocks and are represented by two lithofacies.
The Monte Bardia Fm (Tithonian--Berriasian) (Dieni and Massari, 1985a) is formed by a 400 m thick succession of peritidal carbonates, followed by a gap encompassing the Kimmeridgian and part of the Tithonian, possibly due to a sea level fall (Dieni and Massari, 1985a; Costamagna et al.