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U-Pb ages from the neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation, China
Condon, D; Zhu, MY (朱茂炎); Bowring, S; Wang, W (王伟); Yang, AH; Jin, YG (金玉玕)
2005-04-01
Source PublicationSCIENCE
ISSN0036-8075
Volume308Issue:5718Pages:95-98
Abstract

U-Pb zircon dates from volcanic ash beds within the Doushantuo Formation (China) indicate that its deposition occurred between 635 and 551 million years ago. The base records termination of the global-scale Marinoan glaciation and is coeval with similar dated rocks from Namibia, indicating synchronous deglaciation. Carbon isotopic and sequence-stratigraphic data imply that the spectacular animal fossils of the Doushantuo Formation are for the most part younger than 580 million years old. The uppermost Doushantuo Formation contains a pronounced negative carbonate carbon isotopic excursion, which we interpret as a global event at circa 551 million years ago.

DOI10.1126/science.1107765
Language英语
WOS KeywordSnowball Earth Hypothesis ; South China ; Marinoan Glaciation ; Metazoan Evolution ; Constraints ; Fossils ; Namibia ; Oman ; Carbonates ; Australia
WOS Research AreaScience & Technology - Other Topics
WOS SubjectMultidisciplinary Sciences
WOS IDWOS:000228221500040
PublisherAMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE
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Identifierhttp://ir.nigpas.ac.cn/handle/332004/722
Collection中国科学院南京地质古生物研究所
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Corresponding AuthorCondon, D
Affiliation1.MIT, Dept Earth Atmospher & Planetary Sci, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
2.Chinese Acad Sci, Nanjing Inst Geol & Paleontol, Nanjing 210008, Peoples R China
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Condon, D,Zhu, MY ,Bowring, S,et al. U-Pb ages from the neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation, China[J]. SCIENCE,2005,308(5718):95-98.
APA Condon, D,Zhu, MY ,Bowring, S,Wang, W ,Yang, AH,&Jin, YG .(2005).U-Pb ages from the neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation, China.SCIENCE,308(5718),95-98.
MLA Condon, D,et al."U-Pb ages from the neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation, China".SCIENCE 308.5718(2005):95-98.
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