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Copperas Creek (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Cross County, Arkansas (35.2° N, 90.7° W: paleocoordinates 35.9° N, 82.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Jackson Group, Priabonian (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• Jacksonian; late Eocene

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

• mudstones and sandy mudstones

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: J. W. Westgate. 2008. Eocene (Jacksonian) estuarine vertebrate faunas from Crowley's Ridge, Arkansas. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 40(3):3 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 122718: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 05.01.2012

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