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Volcanism: Eruptions and Extinctions

Christie-Blick, Nicholas

Fossils from southern China provide evidence for a mass extinction during middle Permian time, 260 million years ago. The close association of this event with an outpouring of lava, initially into the sea, indicates that explosive volcanism may have been the cause.

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Nature Geoscience
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https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo598

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Earth and Environmental Sciences
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August 27, 2013
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