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Skull Spring (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as CIT 57; UO 2490, 2491, 2492

Where: Malheur County, Oregon (43.6° N, 117.5° W: paleocoordinates 44.4° N, 114.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Butte Creek Formation, Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; volcaniclastic sediments

• Volcanic Sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. L. Gazin. 1932. A Miocene Mammalian Fauna From South-Eastern Oregon. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 418(3):37-86 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Marcot] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 19056: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.07.1994, edited by Jonathan Marcot

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