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Albian A stage in the Cretaceous, dated at about 113–97.5 Ma ago, underlain by the Aptian and overlain by the Cenomanian. It is known to contain a great variety of molluscs, with the gastropods in particular being useful zonal indicators between continents. The Gault and Speaton Clays of England are Albian.

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Albian

Albian Stage (112–97 Ma) in the Cretaceous, underlain by the Aptian, and overlain by the Cenomanian. It is known to contain a great variety of molluscs, with the gastropods in particular being useful zonal indicators between continents. The Gault and Speeton Clays of England are Albian.

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Albian

Albian A stage (112–99.6 Ma) in the Cretaceous, underlain by the Aptian and overlain by the Cenomanian. It is known to contain a great variety of Mollusca, the Gastropoda in particular being useful zonal indicators between continents. The Gault Clays of England are Albian.

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