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Road metal quarry west of Sand Springs (Cherryvale Fm., Tulsa Co., OK) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Tulsa County, Oklahoma (36.1° N, 96.2° W: paleocoordinates 5.0° S, 30.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: New Harmony Shale Member (Cherryvale Formation), Missourian (305.9 - 303.4 Ma)

• "New Harmony Shale" of A.P. Bennison, probably equiv. to lower Wea Shale

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Collection methods: core

Primary reference: J. M. Malinky and P. H. Heckel. 1998. Paleoecology and taphonomy of faunal assemblages in gray "core" (offshore) shales in Midcontinent Pennsylvanian cyclothems. Palaios 13(4):311-334 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 145: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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