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Mountainville Brachiopods, Green Pond Outlier, SE New York and NE New Jersey (Devonian of the United States)

Where: New York (42.3° N, 74.2° W: paleocoordinates 41.1° S, 24.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mountainville Member (Esopus Formation), Helderberg (416.0 - 391.9 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; gray siltstone

• 2003:05:03 SEP environmental call based on given description
• "consists entirely of light- to dark-gray medium to coarse siltstone. The silt is moderately well sorted and does not contain much clay material. The presence of Taunurus markings ont he majority of bedding surfaces is a prominent feature....no laminations..."

Primary reference: A. J. Boucot, K. L. Gauri, and J. Southard. 1970. Silurian and Lower Devonian brachiopods, structure and stratigraphy of the Green Pond Outlier in southeastern New York. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 135(1-2):1-59 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 25897: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 27.09.2002

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