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The Dating of the Base of the Cambrian


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A brief review of recent datings of rocks of Early Cambrian and Late Precambrian age in the light of stratigraphic data and definitions leads to the conclusion that the most likely age of the base of the Cambrian is about 550-570 million years.
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M. F. Glaessner
University of Adelaide, Australia

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A brief review of recent datings of rocks of Early Cambrian and Late Precambrian age in the light of stratigraphic data and definitions leads to the conclusion that the most likely age of the base of the Cambrian is about 550-570 million years.