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If such features formerly existed they must have lain to the east of the present outcrop.

The Grik tuff may correspond in time with another faunal hiatus, Mid to Late Ordovician in date, recently recognised in the former shelf area, to the west of the auxinites, and to a metamorphic/tectonic event within the Foothills group succession.

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The Baling group extends across the international frontier into Thailand (as the Bannang Sata group) where it evidently attains its maximum development, at least in terms of areal extent, but it has not yet been studied in detail in that country.

The Baling consists of arenite and carbonate of the Papalut quartzite below, and black siliceous argillite, with minor calcareous rocks, of the Kroh formation, above.

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