Paleontology and field observations of the approximately 2720 Ma Tumbiana Formation in the northwest Pilbara, Western Australia

Jessica M. Coffey, Malcolm R. Walter, Simon C. George, Andrew C. Hill

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    Abstract

    The Tumbiana Formation is a ~2720 Ma volcano-sedimentary formation of the Neoarchean Fortescue group, and is renowned for containing some of the world's best preserved and most abundant Archean stromatolites. This Record describes results from a study of the stratigraphy, facies and stromatolites of the Tumbiana Formation in the Northwest and the western Northeast Pilbara Sub-basins of the Fortescue Basin.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationPerth
    PublisherGeological Survey of Western Australia
    ISBN (Print)9781741683639
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Publication series

    NameGeological Survey of Western Australia : Record
    PublisherGeological Survey of Western Australia
    Volume2011/8

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