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Favret Canyon HB 179, Augusta Mountains (Triassic of the United States)

Where: Pershing County, Nevada (40.1° N, 117.5° W: paleocoordinates 10.9° N, 41.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nevadisculites taylori ammonoid zone, Fossil Hill Member (Favret Formation), Pelsonian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified, brown, calcareous mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collection methods: quarrying

Primary reference: H. Bucher. 1988. A new Middle Anisian (Middle Triassic) ammonoid zone from northwestern Nevada. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 81(3):723-762 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 107492: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.04.2011, edited by Christina Feng

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