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Fjäcka

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ID12552
NameFjäcka
Loc. typeoutcrop
CountrySweden
Latitude (dec. deg.)61.128745
Longitude (dec. deg.)15.125128
Coord. methodGoogle Earth / Maps
Coord. agentAaloe, Aasa
Location remarksNatural exposure cut by Fjäckan (Molda) stream near the village of Dalbyn in the Siljan District of the Dalarna Province, Sweden. Ca 1,8 km SW of Ore church
Stratigraphy topUpper Ordovician
Stratigraphy top freeformFjäcka Shale
Stratigraphy baseMiddle Ordovician
Stratigraphy base freeformFurudal Lst
RemarksThe now partly overgrown but still easily accessible section at the mill-race at Fjäcka, which is here referred to as the Fjäcka main section following Jaanusson (1963b), has figured prominently in not only Swedish,but international, biostratigraphy and paleontology.
Record inserted2001-09-10 07:28:03
Record changed2016-01-06 15:39:27

References (3)

Männil, R. 1972. Корреляция верхневируских отложений (средний ордовик) Швеции и Прибалтики по хитинозоям [Chitinozoan correlation of the Upper Viruan (Middle Ordovician) rocks of Sweden and the East Baltic area]. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR. Chemistry and Geology 21 (2), 137-142. | PDF | DETAILS

Nõlvak, J., Grahn, Y. & Sturkell, E. F. F. 1999. Chitinozoan biostratigraphy of the Middle Ordovician Dalby Limestone in the Fjäcka section, Siljan district, Sweden. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Geology 48 (2), 75-85. | PDF | DETAILS

Grahn, Y. & Nõlvak, J. 2010. Swedish Ordovician Chitinozoa and biostratigraphy: a review and new data. Abteilung B: Palaeobotany - Palaeophytology. Palaeontographica 283 (1-3), 1-71. | DETAILS