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Lancaster, eastern PA, Kinzers Fm. (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Pennsylvania (40.0° N, 76.3° W: paleocoordinates 32.9° S, 91.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

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

• "L.Camb. lower Kinzers. Botomian. Bonnia-Olenellus"

Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous shale

• "outer shelf? ocean facing shelf, BA5"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: C. E. Resser and B. F. Howell. 1938. Lower Cambrian Olenellus zone of the Appalachians. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 49:195-248 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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