To determine the exact age of the fossils, the team used… Layers of volcanic ash. They form cross-sections of individual stages, like bookmarks in a geological sequence.
Researchers have begun dating fossils found at the Coed Cochion quarry in Wales. It contains the richest deposits of fossilized marine life in Britain. “We used the ancient volcanic flow that covered the animals as a timestamp to precisely date the fossils to 565 million years ago,” he said. With an accuracy of no less than 0.1%“ Clark says.
Other Ediacaran fossils found around the world have been identified as being part of Old neighborhood communitywhich developed immediately after the Earth's melting of the global ice age.
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