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Formación Loreto (Eocene to of Chile)

Where: Doceava Región, Chile (53.1° S, 71.0° W: paleocoordinates 55.0° S, 61.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Loreto Formation, Late/Upper Eocene to Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 23.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, sandy sandstone and lithified, argillaceous mudstone

• Se sugieren ambientes de bosque de Fagaceas y Gimnospermas.

Size class: microfossils

• Other: Palynomorphs

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric,

• Repository: Sección Paleobotánica del Museo de Historia Natural de Santiago.

Primary reference: A. Fasola. 1969. Estudio palinológico de la Formación Loreto (Terciario Medio), Provincia de Magallanes, Chile. Ameghiniana VI(1):3-49 [C. Jaramillo/P. Santamarina] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 151436: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 01.10.2013, edited by Carlos Jaramillo

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