Sassendalen Group

Sassendalen Group
Stratigraphic range: Induan-Olenekian
~252–248 Ma
TypeGroup
Sub-unitsSticky Keep & Vikinghøgda Formations
UnderliesKapp Toscana Group
 Tschermakfjellet Formation
OverliesTempelfjorden Group
Lithology
PrimaryMudstone, siltstone
OtherSandstone
Location
Coordinates78°00′N 22°00′E / 78.0°N 22.0°E / 78.0; 22.0Coordinates: 78°00′N 22°00′E / 78.0°N 22.0°E / 78.0; 22.0
Approximate paleocoordinates42°00′N 12°06′E / 42.0°N 12.1°E / 42.0; 12.1
RegionSvalbard
Country Norway
ExtentCentral Spitsbergen Basin
Sassendalen Group is located in Svalbard
Sassendalen Group
Sassendalen Group (Svalbard)

The Sassendalen Group is a geologic group in Svalbard, Norway. The marine to deltaic mudstones, siltstones and sandstones preserve fossils dating back to the Early Triassic (Induan to Olenekian) period.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Sassendalen Group at Fossilworks.org


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