Palaeocene


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Palaeocene

of, denoting, or formed in the first epoch of the Tertiary period, which lasted for 10 million years
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Larger benthonic foraminifera are widely used for the biostratigraphy of Cenozoic age shallow marine carbonates and so far twenty-six standard biozones based on lager foraminifera are erected for Palaeocene to Miocene epochs of the Tethys (Serra-Kiel, 1998; Cahuzac and Poignat, 1997).
Creamy white coloured Palaeocene Muthaymimah Formation overlies the Simsima Formation which appears to wedge out eastwards.
2002) studied the Clay minerals of late Maastrichtian-early Palaeocene (Cretaceous-Tertiary) sedimentary rocks in the Cauvery Basin (southeastern India) and concluded that mixed-layer illite-smectites dominate the clay mineral content of the uppermost Maastrichtian of all areas, with elevated smectite, illite, palygorskite, sepiolite, kaolinite and chlorite occurring at intervals through the succession.
It has a stratigraphic range from Late Palaeocene to Early Eocene.
Reply: Giant Boine Snake From A Palaeocene Neotropical Rainforest Indicates Hotter Past Equatorial Temperatures.
The initial development will exploit the Forties Palaeocene reservoir with up to four production wells and two water injectors.
The commitment well (6004/8a-1) is located in 1,106m of water depth, 190km south east of Torshavn, targeting potentially oil bearing sandstone of Eocene and Palaeocene age in a structural trap.
He compared it with the Late Palaeocene Thermal Maximum (LPTM), which occurred around 55 million years ago and lasted about 100,000 years.
There are two horizons (Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation, Palaeocene Hannut Formation) where crocodiles and choristoderes with slender rostra are found together, but there is reasonable evidence to suggest they did not live together (see above).
Dickens, Carbon addition and removal during the Late Palaeocene Thermal Maximum: basic theory with a preliminary treatment of the isotope record at ODP Site 1051, Blake Nose, Geological Society, London, Special Publications 183, 293-305 (2001).
and Raffi, I, 2005, Astronomical pacing of late Palaeocene to early Eocene global warming events: Nature, v.
The exposure of this group ranging in time from Palaeocene to upper Eocene.