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Title: Toarcian GSSP candidate: the Peniche section at Ponta do Trovão
Authors: Elmi, S.
Mouterde, R.
Rocha, R. B.
Ruget, Ch.
Keywords: Pliensbachian/Toarcian boundary
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Departamento de Ciências da Terra
Abstract: The Peniche section (Ponta do Trovão) in Portugal is presented as potential stratotype (GSSP) for the Pliensbachian/Toarcian boundary. The lithostratigraphic succession is described and the chronostratigraphy, based on ammonite assemblages, is presented; the change in foraminifera assemblages occurs later, only at the base of beds 16 (base of Semicelatum Subzone, Crosbeyi ? Horizon). An extensive bibliographical list of all scientific articles containing specific reference to this stratigraphic boundary, whether from the Lusitanian or Algarve basins, is also presented.
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