New large crater in the Sahara

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Always a nifty subject for catastrophism, large meteorite impacts.

http://www.bu.edu/remotesensing/News/kebira/index.html [Broken]

Researchers from Boston University have discovered the remnants of the largest crater of the Great Sahara of North Africa which may have been formed by a meteorite impact tens of millions of years ago.
So what extinction event are we going to tie this one to?

Sorry for the typo in the title, must be "large" of course.
 
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That would be The Great Gecko and Scorpion Extinction of -10,296,314.
 
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So what extinction event are we going to tie this one to?
Are there any iridium layers, glass spherules etc that have not yet had a source identified? I doubt that this will be attributed to an extinction event not already suspected to have a meteor as a factor.
 
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