Lacui Formation

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Location
41°49'59"S
074°00'00"W
Country
 Chile
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Lacui Formation (Spanish: Formación Lacui) is a marine Miocene sedimentary formation located in Chiloé Island with minor outcrops near Carelmapu on the mainland. Gastropod shells are the most common macrofossils of Lacui Formation. According to Sernageomin (1998) the formation dates to the earliest Serravallian — that is the Middle Miocene.South of Lacui Formation there are equivalent sedimentary rocks in the islands of Ipún, Lemo and Stoke.
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