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Precambrian stromatolites of India and Russia

MariiНЎa EvgenК№evna Raaben

Precambrian stromatolites of India and Russia

a catalogue of type-form-genera.

by MariiНЎa EvgenК№evna Raaben

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Published by Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany in Lucknow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Russia (Federation),
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Stromatolites -- India -- Classification.,
    • Stromatolites -- Russia (Federation) -- Classification.,
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian.,
    • Paleobotany -- India.,
    • Paleobotany -- Russia (Federation)

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsSinha, Anshu K., Sharma, Mukund., Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE955 .R24 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3717857M
      ISBN 108186382003
      LC Control Number2003331829


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PDF | OnMaria E Raaben and others published Precambrian Stromatolites of India and Russia | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A contribution to the Integrated Long Term Programme (ILTP) of co-operation in Science & Technology between Department of Science & Technology, Government of India & Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.".

For some years Precambrian stromatolites (structures that are wavy and laminated in fine-scale) have usually been interpreted as the fossilised remains of communities of cyanobacteria and single-celled algae. However, Archean stromatolite-like structures may lack evidence of the microorganisms which are supposed to have constructed Size: KB.

Momentum gained in such studies after s when extensive presence of stromatolites in almost all the Precambrian rocks of India were documented (Fig. 2a, b).Author: Mukund Sharma. Stromatolites and Precambrian stratigraphy in India. Precambrian Res., Most of the Proterozoic carbonate formations of Peninsular India, and the so-called 'un- fossiliferous' carbonates of the Sub- and Lesser Himalaya, contain abundant columnar and branching by: The precambrian stromatolites of the Belt series were first recognized by C.

Walcott, and in Precambrian stromatolites of India and Russia book pub-lished photographs of an algal structure for which the name Cryptozoon frequen8 was proposed. (See pl. 20, eral genera Precambrian stromatolites of India and Russia book species of Precambrian by: Stromatolites are a major constituent of the fossil record of the first forms of life on earth.

The earliest fossils date to billion years ago. They peaked about billion years ago and subsequently declined in abundance and diversity, so that by the start of the Cambrian they had fallen to 20% of their peak. Stromatolite. A stromatolite is a preserved structure in sedimentary rock that is a series of thin layers of sediment.

These Precambrian stromatolites of India and Russia book formed when a colony of algae trapped loose sediment particles. Stromatolites occur in rocks that range in age from very recent to more than billion years old.

Precambrian stromatolites of India and Russia book stromatolites are the oldest evidence of life that is visible without a microscope. The microorganisms forming stromatolites, thought to be mainly cyanobacteria and associated heterotrophic bacteria, were the dominant life forms for over 80% of the history of life on earth, forming extensive microbial reefs throughout the shallow waters of Precambrian oceans (Awramik, ).

Summary. Precambrian stromatolites are widely distributed both in Peninsular and Extra-Peninsular India (Valdiya, ; Schnitzer, ). Although these bio-sedimentary structures have been used for stratigraphic correlation of various Precambrian sedimentary basins in India, their petrographic and chemical features have been hardly : N.

Srivastava. In India, Proterozoic stromatolites are well preserved in the sedimentary basins of the Peninsular and Himalayan sedimentary basins (Valdiya, ; Tewari,; Raha and Das, ). This chapter mainly deals with the Meso-Neoproterozoic stromatolites from Precambrian stromatolites of India and Russia book Indravati and Chhattisgarh basins of Central India (Figs.

1 and 2).Cited by: 1. The Dharwar Craton, one of the parts of the Indian shield, is estimated to be 3 billion years old -- one of the oldest continental fragments in the world. This book surveys the Precambrian geology of peninsular India and, to some extent, the Himalayas.

The authors discuss the similarities and differences between the crustal blocks of the shield and incorporate details concerning geochemistry. American Stromatolites Precambrian: Archaean and Proterozoic Stromatolites.

Related pages: The American stromatolites image gallery below has specimens that have been cut and polished to a mirror finish. While rough stromatolites are generally dull and unremarkable in appearance, the fine polishing renders the inherent beauty of the oldest. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and FIGURE 5.

Precambrian banded metamorphic gneiss of the Gyeonggi massif near Gapyeong, Korea with an estimated age of Ga.

(Jwa, ) FIGURE 6. Canyon in Precambrian gneiss, south of Ocucaje near Ica, Peru. Our rubidium-strontium data suggest that these rocks may have an. Still Owned and Operated by the Same Family Since. NEW ADDITIONS. SPECIAL SALE!. Home; Artifacts & Coins; Dinosaur Fossils; Dinosaur Tumblers.

Stromatolites are attached, lithified sedimentary growth structures, accretionary away from a point or limited surface of initiation.

Though the accretion process is commonly regarded to result from the sediment trapping or precipitation-inducing activities of microbial mats, little evidence of this process is preserved in most Precambrian stromatolites.

The successful study and interpretation. A recent field-intensive program in Shark Bay, Western Australia provides new multi-scale perspectives on the world’s most extensive modern stromatolite system. Mapping revealed a unique Cited by: This Memoir provides a comprehensive review of the Precambrian basins of the four Archaean nuclei of India (Dharwar, Bastar, Singhbhum and Aravalli-Bundelkhand), encompassing descriptions of the time–space distribution of sedimentary–volcanic successions, the interrelationship between tectonics and sedimentation, and basin histories.

Stromatolites were much more abundant in Precambrian times. While older, Archean fossil remains are presumed to be colonies of cyanobacteria, younger (that is, Proterozoic) fossils may be primordial forms of the eukaryote chlorophytes (that is, green algae).

One genus of stromatolite very common in the geologic record is Collenia. The earliest. Start studying geology Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The Precambrian fossil record is poor, and what fossils are present (such as those of stromatolites) are of limited use for biostratigraphic work.

Many Precambrian rocks are heavily metamorphosed, obscuring their origins, while others have either been destroyed by erosion, or remain deeply buried beneath Phanerozoic strata.

Precambrian chert. Stromatolites. Jill Schneiderman, Vassar College [email protected] Description of Desired Specimens I would like stromatolite samples identified by location. I would also like chert that shows evidence of microbial life in thin section. Terms. IN INDIA PRECAMBRIAN-CAMBRIAN BOUNDARY The Precambrian-Cambrian boundary problem is studied in an areno-argillaceous sequence in the Kashmir and Spiti Valley, Northwest Himalaya.

In Kashmir, a rich and diversified microbiota-cryptarchs and algae of the Late Precambrian, and Lower Cambrian trace fossils are recorded. Stromatolites are attached, lithified sedimentary growth structures, accretionary away from a point or limited surface of initiation.

Though the accretion process is commonly regarded to result from the sediment trapping or precipitation-inducing activities of microbial mats, little evidence of this process is preserved in most Precambrian stromatolites.

Stromatolite fossils are common in Precambrian rocks, and the cyanobacteria associated with them are believed to have been a major contribubutor to the increasing oxygen of the early earth. Stromatolites now are found primarily in environments where high salt levels discourage animals from eating the.

However, collectively they have enabled the likelihood of the biogenicity of many Precambrian stromatolites to be established. This process has been enhanced by the availability of newer technology to detect, identify and analyze the microbial fossils being found associated with an increasing number of fossil stromatolites (Schopf ; Schopf.

Prof. Sharma has co-authored monographs on ‘Proterozoic Fossil Cyanobacteria’ and ‘Stromatolites of India and Russia’.

He has edited a special volume of ‘Journal of Asian Earth Sciences on Proterozoic Basin of India’. Being a strong advocate of science outreach for the general public, he frequently delivers popular science talks and. Fact: They provide some of the oldest records for life on the planet. The formations of stromatolites can be conical, stratiform, branching, domal, and columnar.

Not as many exist today as did in the Precambrian. Stromatolites are formed by colonies of Cyanobacteria. They are thought to be responsible for oxygenating the atmosphere. They reproduce A-sexually. Praising Stromatolites. As Everything Dinosaur’s focus is on the Dinosauria, just one part of the vertebrate family tree, a tiny portion of the Phylum Chordata, we occasionally get reminded, usually by invertebrate palaeontologists or those scientists that specialise in studying micro-fossils, about the varied and diverse fossils of the Proterozoic Eon and the early part of the Phanerozoic.

Scientists have discovered the oldest physical evidence for life on the planet in the form of fossils in Greenland rocks that formed bn years ago.

This book presents findings from research into the Precambrian history of the Indian shield obtained using state-of-the-art technology. It demonstrates a paradigm shift towards studying the Precambrian shield regions using petrological, geochemical, structural, metallogenic, sedimentological and paleobiological data from the rocks in the Precambrian shield area, and presents a collection of.

Stromatolite fossils are common in Precambrian rocks, and the cyanobacteria associated with them are believed to have been a major contribubutor to the increasing oxygen of the early earth.

Stromatolites now are found primarily in environments where high salt levels discourage animals from eating the cyanobacteria. Stromatolite.