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Rav W-1 Horizon (Paleocene of Canada)

Also known as Medicine Hat Brick and Tile (MHBT) Quarry (in part)

Where: Saskatchewan, Canada (49.5° N, 109.2° W: paleocoordinates 56.2° N, 83.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ravenscrag Formation, Puercan (66.0 - 63.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, gray sandstone and pebbly conglomerate

• "resistant cemented greyish sand with discontinuous fossiliferous clay pebble conglomerate at base"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by P. Johnston

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: R. C. Fox. 1990. The succession of Paleocene mammals in western Canada. Geological Society of America Special Paper 243:51-70 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14768: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 18.02.1993, edited by Roger Benson, Philip Mannion and Patricia Holroyd

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