The Petäjäskoski Formation, a new lithostratigraphic unit in the Paleoproterozoic Peräpohja Belt, northern Finland

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M. Kyläkoski; E. Hanski; H. Huhma;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Geological Society of Finland
  • Journal: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland (issn: 0367-5211, eissn: 1799-4632)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.17741/bgsf/84.2.001
  • Subject: depositional environment | Paleoproterozoic | geochemistry | QE1-996.5 | metasedimentary rocks | Peräpohja Belt | petrography | Geology | stratigraphy | evaporites | Finland

This paper gives the first description of a newly-recognized, basin-wide metasedimentary unit in the Paleoproterozoic (~2.4–1.9 Ga) Peräpohja Belt, northern Finland. The unit, which is named the Petäjäskoski Formation (PFm) after the single location where the rocks are ... View more
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