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Mazyck Plantation (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Berkeley County, South Carolina (33.5° N, 80.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° N, 72.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Harleyville Formation, Priabonian (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• formation and age information after Uhen (1998)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; green sandstone

• The Harleyville Formation exhibits an outer shelf depositional environment during the late Oligocene.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: salvage,

Primary reference: R. W. Gibbes. 1845. Description of the teeth of a new fossil animal found in the Green Sand of South Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2(9):254-256 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13405: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.03.2002

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