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Definition of Turonian

Turonian
Turonian Tu*ro"ni*an, n. (Geol.) One of the subdivisions into which the Upper Cretaceous formation of Europe is divided.

Meaning of Turonian from wikipedia

- The Turonian is, in the ICS' geologic timescale, the second age in the Late Cretaceous Epoch, or a stage in the Upper Cretaceous Series. It spans the time...
- The Cenomanian-Turonian boundary event, also known as the Cenomanian-Turonian extinction, Cenomanian-Turonian oceanic anoxic event (OAE 2), and referred...
- Albian, Turonian, and Senonian, later adding the Urgonian between Neocomian and Aptian and the Cenomanian between the Albian and Turonian. The Cretaceous...
- and pliosaurs, on the other hand, became extinct during the Cenomanian-Turonian anoxic event. Near the end of the Cretaceous Period, flowering plants diversified...
- geologic timescale, it is preceded by the Albian and is followed by the Turonian. The Upper Cenomanian starts around at 95 Mya.[citation needed] The Cenomanian...
- but is very hard and was expensive to quarry using pre-modern methods. Turonian layers yield mizzi hilu or helu and meleke, the most prized building stones...
- Campanian Chalk Unit 2 - Hod Formation - Middle Turonian to Coniacian Turonian shale - Early Turonian (non reservoir) Plenus Marl - Late Cenomanian (non...
- ± 0.2 * Campanian 83.6 ± 0.2 Santonian 86.3 ± 0.5 * Coniacian 89.8 ± 0.3 Turonian 93.9 * Cenomanian 100.5 * Lower/Early Albian ~113 * Aptian ~121.4 Barremian...
- vertebrate fossils, with deposits ranging from the Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) to the Eocene epoch (Ypresian), a period of about 25 million years. The...
- Shale) is a sedimentary rock formation deposited during the Cenomanian and Turonian ages of the Late Cretaceous over much of the modern-day state of Texas...