Discovery of the oldest (upper Ladinian to middle Carnian) radiolarian assemblages from the Bornova Flysch Zone in western Turkey: Implications for the evolution of the Neotethyan Izmir-Ankara ocean

TEKİN U. K., Goncuoglu M. C.

OFIOLITI, vol.32, no.2, pp.131-150, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: OFIOLITI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.131-150
  • Keywords: radiolarians, biostratigraphy, ophiolitic melange, Neotethys, late Ladinian, middle Carnian, Turkey, BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC DATA, ARGOLIS PENINSULA, KOSEYAHYA NAPPE, CENTRAL SAKARYA, COMPLEX, OMAN, GEOCHEMISTRY, PELOPONNESE, MOUNTAINS, TAURIDES
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No


Diverse upper Ladinian to middle Carnian radiolarian faunas have been obtained from different ribbon cherts blocks and tectonic slices of the Izmir-Ankara Suture Complex and the marginal sediments of the Tauride-Anatolide platform within the Bornova Flysch Zone, western Turkey.