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The oldest of two subdivisions of the Tertiary Period, from about 66 to about 23 million years ago, and including the Paleocene, Eocene, and Oligocene Epochs.

[German Paläogen : paläo-, paleo- + -gen, -gene.]


(Geological Science) a variant spelling of Palaeogene
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Caofeidian 6-4-1 has set three records in the west of Bohai exploration area in achieving maximum cumulative thickness and maximum single pay thickness of oil pay zones, as well as highest test production in Paleogene clastic rocks.
The Zhubidian, Lijiaya and Xiaolou formations of the basin are mainly made up of Paleogene strata (Fig.
During the Paleogene (23-65 million y ago), global temperatures may have been 10[degrees]C warmer than the current temperature (Lyle et al.
The Amazon basin experienced strong environmental changes since the Paleogene with likely effects on plant species diversity in the region.
The International Commission on Stratigraphy has deprecated the term Tertiary and substituted the terms Paleogene and Neogene as designations for the periods of the Cenozoic Era.
The successful exploration of Lufeng14-4 demonstrated the Company's remarkable breakthrough in the exploration area of the Paleogene System and further proved the huge exploration potential of the Paleogene System in the Pearl River Mouth Basin.
Rodas M, Luque FJ, Mas R, Garzon G (1994) Calcretes, palycretes and silcretes in the Paleogene detrital sediments of the Duero and Tajo basins, central Spain.
The cretaceous volcanic Arc formed during the Late cretaceous and was deformed dynamically across the Paleogene while firmly accompanying the eastward movement of the caribbean plate (iturralde-vinent & MacPhee 1999).
Second period deposits (Lower Cretaceous) that are including volcanic rock, limestone, Silit and sand from foothill areas and foothill and high altitude mountain areas are consisted of Paleogene rocks and acidic tuff and polygenetic conglomerate.
There are poor reservoir properties in some of the Upper Cretaceous volcano-genic rocks and the Paleogene, Miocene and Upper Pliocene Fms.
Along the Iglesia valley, the lithology is represented by Paleogene, Neogene and Quaternary deposits.