Conodont biostratigraphy and microfacies of the Late Devonian to Mississippian Milivojevića Kamenjar section (Družetić, NW Serbia)

 

Authors: Sudar MN, Novak M, Korn D, Jovanović D

Published in: Bulletin of Geosciences, volume 93, issue 2; pages: 163 - 183; Received 19 August 2017; Accepted in revised form 18 January 2018; Online 18 June 2018

Keywords: biostratigraphy, conodonts, carbonate microfacies, Viséan-Serpukhovian boundary, Famennian, Mississippian, Jadar Block,

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Abstract

The conodont stratigraphy, biostratigraphy and carbonate microfacies in the Milivojevića Kamenjar section (Družetić, NW Serbia) are analysed. Based on conodonts and ammonoids, the rock succession spans a period ranging from the late Famennian (Devonian) through to the Serpukhovian (late early Carboniferous). Nine conodont zones are recorded (one only tentatively): one Famennian zone (Lower Si. praesulcata Zone), two Tournaisian zones (Si. sulcata and Si. duplicata s. lato zones), four Viséan zones (Lo. commutata, Gn. praebilineatus, Gn. bilineatus bilineatus and Lo. nodosa zones) and two Serpukhovian zones (Lo. ziegleri and Gn. bilineatus bollandensis zones). Five carbonate microfacies are identified in the section; they indicate mostly open-marine deep shelf and deep slope settings. Conodonts and ammonoids as well as carbonate microfacies from the Milivojevića Kamenjar section reveal a Viséan-Serpukhovian transition similar to that known from the South Urals.

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