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STRATI 2013 pp 1143-1147 | Cite as

Thrombolites from the Neoproterozoic Bhander Group, Vindhyan Supergroup, Central India

  • S. K. PandeyEmail author
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Abstract

This study presents an account of the well-preserved clotted fabric of thrombolites from the black-bedded cherts of the Bhander Limestone, Maihar area, Satna District, Madhya Pradesh. This is the first record of thrombolites from any carbonate horizon of the Upper Vindhyan Supergroup. Thrombolites are restricted in the Proterozoic and is reported mostly from the upper Neoproterozoic and Cambrian; however, it is long ranging. Form is closely associated with algal laminites, which are trapped in silica gel.

Keywords

Thrombolites Neoproterozoic Bhander limestone Vindhyan Supergroup India 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Dr K. K. Agarwal (Head, Department of Geology, University of Lucknow) is thanked for providing laboratory facilities. Financial assistance to S.K.P from the DST, New Delhi in the form of a research projects entitled no: SR/S4/ES-86/2004 and SR/S4/ES-348/2008 is gratefully acknowledged. S.K.P. also thanks CSIR, New Delhi for financial assistance in the form of SRF.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Birbal Sahni Institute of PalaeobotanyLucknowIndia

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