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Późno dewońskie impakty

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Late Devonian impacts
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In 1970 the first hypothesis, which claimed that large meteorite landed in ocean at Frasnian/Famennian boundary and caused mass extinction was proposed. In Late Devonian deposits there are many potential impact evidences. Nonetheless, many years of searching for iridium anomaly, shocked minerals, microtektites and craters in the F/F boundary passage deposits have failed. The most probably crater, which could be connected with F/F boundary is Siljan Ring in Sweden.
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34-37
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  • Uniwersytet Śląski, Wydział Nauk o Ziemi
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