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USGS f23788, Salt Range (Permian of Pakistan)

Where: Pakistan (32.5° N, 71.8° E: paleocoordinates 46.2° S, 55.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Amb Formation (Zaluch Group), Wordian (268.0 - 265.0 Ma)

• 10 ft. of limestone above the carbonaceous shale in Khan Zaman Nala

Environment/lithology: lithified, calcareous sandstone

Size class: microfossils

Collected by R. E. Grant; reposited in the USGS, USNM

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: R. C. Douglass. 1970. Morphologic Studies of Fusulinids From the Lower Permian of West Pakistan. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 643-G:G1-G11 [M. Clapham/L. Edwards/L. Edwards] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 129734: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Lindy Edwards on 27.06.2012

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