Pringle, JK and Stimpson, IG (2013) The Precambrian–Cambrian nonconformity at the Ercall Quarries, The Wrekin, Shropshire, UK. Geology Today, 29 (5). 195 - 199 (5). ISSN 1365-2451

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Abstract

The Precambrian–Cambrian boundary is iconic, marking the first appearance of shelly fauna in the fossil record, and opening the Phanerozoic Eon. In England and Wales, the transition from predominantly Precambrian igneous rocks to Cambrian sedimentary strata is generally unconformable. An exceptional exposure of this transition can be observed in the Ercall Quarries in Shropshire, a classic locality in all senses of the word.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QE Geology
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2015 09:16
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2016 14:43
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/785

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