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Santonian macrofauna and nannofossils from northeast Belgium

Published on Jan 1, 1995
John W.M. Jagt18
Estimated H-index: 18
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William James Kennedy38
Estimated H-index: 38
+ 2 AuthorsA. V. Dhondt2
Estimated H-index: 2
Abstract
De quelques charbonnages du Limbourg belge (Houthalen et ZolderVoort) une faunule d'ammonites, belemnites et inocerames a ete etudiee. Les nannofossiles des echantillons d'ammonites ont ete identifies. L'assemblage est d'âge Santonien moyen (superieur) a superieur et peut ainsi etre compare a la «Craie de Lonzee» (province de Namur, Belgique) et a la Formation d'Aix-la-Chapelle de la region d'Aix-laChapelle - Vaals (SE des Pays-Bas et Allemagne)
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