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Naomi Peak Limestone Mbr., Langston Fm. (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Idaho (42.2° N, 112.3° W: paleocoordinates 5.9° S, 85.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Albertella zone, Naomi Peak Limestone Member (Langston Formation), Merioneth (501.0 - 488.3 Ma)

• M. Camb., Albertella zone

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous limestone and shale

• "ls, sh, calcareous ss, middle carbonate belt, pre-orogenic geosyncline"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. B. Maxey. 1958. Lower and Middle Cambrian stratigraphy in northern Utah and southeastern Idaho. Geological Society of America Bulletin 69(6):1-647 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 198: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 21.03.1999

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