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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : OFIOLITI
  • 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


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.