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Schodack [Schodack Fm] (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: New York (42.5° N, 73.7° W: paleocoordinates 34.0° S, 88.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Bonnia - Olenellus zone, Schodack Formation, Dyeran (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• "Bonnia-Olenellus zone, Lower Cambrian"

Environment/lithology: slope; black, argillaceous, cherty/siliceous carbonate and shale

• "ocean-shelf shelf-slope"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. W. Fisher. 1956. The Cambrian System of New York State. In J. Rodgers (ed.), El Sistema Cambrico XX int. Geological Congress 332-351 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/J. Ju] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 182: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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