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Parker Community, Parker Slate (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Vermont (44.5° N, 73.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° S, 89.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: ? Bonnia - Olenellus zone, Parker Slate Formation, Caerfai (530.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• "uLCamb.", 150 ft. above base

Environment/lithology: marine; black shale

• "black sh w some thin ls or dolo and congl. (debris flow?). outer shelf. geosynclinal. (Palmer:outer detrital belt) BA4? 19 May '87: PRobably BA5 or BA6 (Lagerstatten)"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. B. Shaw. 1955. Paleontology of Northwestern Vermont. V. The Lower Cambrian Fauna. Journal of Paleontology 29(5):775-805 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 191: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 21.03.1999

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