Emeishan Basalts (SW China) and the ‘end-Guadalupian’ crisis: magnetobiostratigraphic constraints

  title={Emeishan Basalts (SW China) and the ‘end-Guadalupian’ crisis: magnetobiostratigraphic constraints},
  author={Jason R. Ali and Gm Thompson and Xie-Yan Song and Yunliang Wang},
  journal={Journal of the Geological Society},
  pages={21 - 29}
A magnetostratigraphic investigation of the Permian Emeishan LIP (large igneous province) was carried out on a composite section in Ebian County, close to the type area in Sichuan, SW China. The main succession of twelve flows (175 m thick) carries a normal polarity whilst the one reliable site from the overlying 30 m thick volcanic waning sequence is marked by a reverse polarity. The data enable a correlation to be proposed with an Emeishan Basalt sequence in western Guizhou, c. 400 km to the… Expand
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