IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for Educators
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Turonian

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Mesozoic  Cretaceous   Late Cretaceous
    Turonian
Classification:Age (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:89.8 ± 0.3 Ma
Base:93.9 Ma
Preceeds:Coniacian
Follows:Cenomanian
GSSP:Pueblo, Colorado, USA
GSSP location:38.2822°N, 104.7280°W
GSSP link:View Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point of the International Commission on Stratigraphy
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Ontong Java Plateau secondary eruptions (concludes)Volcanic Activity~90 MaSouth Pacific
Kerguelen Plateau formation (ongoing)Volcanic Activity119 - 34 MaSouthern Indian Ocean
Pangaea breakup (ongoing)Continental Breakup175 - 55 MaGlobal
Andean orogeny (ongoing)OrogenyMaximum Age: 200 MaSouth America
Laurasia supercontinent (ongoing)Supercontinent215 - 55 MaNorthern Hemisphere


Overview of geological time

List all geological events
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: September 19, 2018 08:02:26
Go to top of page