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nummulite

(nŭm′yə-līt′)
n.
A large, coin-shaped, fossil foraminifer of the genus Nummulites, widely distributed in limestone formations from the Eocene Epoch to the Miocene Epoch of the Cenozoic.

num′mu·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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i) Nummulites mamillatus This species was most abundantly found in the Sakesar Limestone.
The middle ramp setting is represented by the medium to finegrained foraminiferal-bioclastic wacke-packstone dominated by assemblages of larger foraminifera with perforate walls such as Amphistegina, Operculina and Nummulites (Fig.
Nummulites atacicus/mamilia group which was present in the early Eocene to middle Eocene.
Cabe destacar, que la muestra PA-3 contiene una asociacion muy particular dominada por conchas grandes de hasta 1,3 cm de longitud de Nummulites y Pseudophragmina (Fig.
Abundant pelloid along with Orbitolites and Miliolids and with a lower amount Nummulites and mudsupported facies, proposed the deposition in the lagoonal environments.
Key Words: Chorgali, Jhalar, Kala Chitta, Shallow benthic Biozones SBZ, Kohat-Potowar, Alveolina, Nummulites
Other associated species include Discocyclina dispansa, and species of Austrotrillina, Nummulites, Fabiania , Alveolina, Amphistegina, Asterigerina, Operculina, Smoutina, Assilina, Dictyoconus, Orbitolites, Elphidium and Planorbulina (Figs.
These succession has been deposited during Palaeocene- Eocene Termal Maximum and they have considerable amounts of two distinct species of large Nummolites: Nummulites burdigalensis, Nummulites laevigatus(SB13 and SB10).
The identified foraminiferal species are Discocyclina ranikotensis Miscellanea miscella Operculina salsa Lockhartia haimei Nummulites pinfoldi Ranikothalia sindensis Assilina spinosa and Alveolina globula (Figs.
Associated Assemblages: The larger benthic foraminifera that range through this biozone in Margallah Hill Limestone (136m) interval includes Ranikothalia nuttali, Nummulites thalicus, Nummulited Davisie, Nummulites subdavisie, Nummulites pinfoldi, Nummulites planulatus Assilina granulosa, Assilina pustulosa, Alveolina pasticilata, Alveolina conradi, Alveolina elliptica, Lockhartia conica, Lockhartia conditi, Lockhartia hunti, Discocyclina ranikotensis, Discocyclina seunesi and Rotalia trochidoformis.
laminose, Nummulites atacicus/dolloti and Orbitolites complanatus.