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Cover caption: Left: Idiomorphic dolomite crystals brotrioidal sphalerite (upper margin 4.2 mm wide). Right: Close up of
one of the replacing dolomite crystals at the up left corner (lower margin 2.8 mm wide), Galmoy ore, Ireland.
See paper by Merino et al. in this issue.
Caribbean Plate Tectonics. Stratigraphic, Magmatic, Metamorphic and Tectonic Events (UNESCO/IUGS IGCP Project 433)Vol. 4 No. 1-2Cover caption: Caribbean Sea Regions (from USGS CMG InfoBank Atlas, http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank).
Cover caption: Jujuyaspis keideli, Kobayashi 1936, from the locality at Purmamarca in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, Jujuy province (Purmamarca shales, Lowermost Tremadocian) and Rhabdinopora flabelliformis acenolazai, Gutiérrez-Marco and Esteban 2005, from the Famatina Range of la Rioja province (Tremadocian, Peña Negra Member of Volcancito Formation). Jujuyaspis and Rhabdinopora are worldwide reference genus of the Lowermost Ordovician, whereas the figured species charaterize the Lowermost Ordovician in NW Argentina.
Cover caption: Partially inverted Triassic extensional fault at Sierra Vaquillas, Andrean Pre-cordillera (Northern Chile). The west-verging tight anticline developed in the hanging-wall, reflects a younger reverse sense of movement of the fault during the subsequent inversion. Car length: 5m.
Author: A. Amilibia.
Cover caption: Bajocian marine beds at the Paso del Espinacito (4476 m) with the Cerro Aconcagua (6959 m) in the background.
Cover caption: Some hopeite (Zn3(PO4)2x4H2O) crystals precipitated on a fish bone apatite grain due to a dissolution of the apatite particles in Zn-rich water at mildly acidic pH. This image is 500µ length.
Sedimentology, diagenesis and modelling of carbonate, evaporite siliclastic rocks: dedicated to Francesc CalvetVol. 2 No. 4
Cover caption: 38,000years old eolianites, studied by Francesc Calvet in his PhD Thesis. S'Estret des Temps, North of Cala Figuera, Mallorca.
Author: R. Salos.
Cover caption: Parinacota volcanic cone (6,110m of altitude) nearby Chungará Lake, Northern Chile Altiplano, 18º15'/69º10'.
Author: A. Sáez.
Cover caption: Vallcebre stram (Berguedà, Catalonia, Spain). Vène river (Hérault, Languedoc, France).
Author: F. Gallart.
Cover caption: Hymenoptera scelionidae from the Lower Cretaceous amber of Charente-Maritime (left) and from the Eocene amber of Oise (right).
Originals: V. Perrichot and A. Nel, respectively.
Design: P. Agulló.
Cover caption: Thomsonia sp. (left) and Atopochara trivolvis (right), a selaginellacean megaspore and a clavatoracean utricle (both 0.5mm across) from lacustrine sediments of the Lower Cretaceous of Spain.
Design: Pep Agulló.
The background is modified from the reconstruction of a Lower Cretaceous lake exposed in the Museo de Cuenca and designed by Raul Martin.
Cover caption: Badlands in the volcano-sedimentary rocks of the Furnace Creek Formation (Death Valley, California, USA).
Author: Pere Santanach, March 1993. Photo taken from Zabriski Point.
New Advances in Eocene Biostratigraphy (IGCP Project nº 393). A contribution from the Southeastern Pyrenean Foreland BasVol. 1 No. 2Cover caption: General view of the Lutetian sequences in the Tavertet cliffs (Ebro Basin, NE Spain).
Advances in the knowledge of the Cambrian SystemVol. 1 No. 1
Cover caption: Cephalons of some Agnostoid species that characterize the lower boundaries of three Cambrian stages of South China. From left to right:
Ptychagnostus punctuosus (Angelin) for the lower boundary of the Wangcunian (x30.4);
Linguagnostus reconditus Poletaeva and Romanenko which characterizes the Youshuian (28.5);
Glyptagnostus reticulatus (Angelin) which defines the lower boundary of the Waergangian (x11.4).
See paper by S. Peng in this issue.