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Unit 3 of the Buya Formation in Indonesia (Jurassic of Indonesia)

Where: Sula Islands, Indonesia (2.0° S, 125.0° E: paleocoordinates 21.1° N, 137.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Buya Formation, Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous mudstone

• The Buya Formation is divided into five informal units.This paper describes Unit 3 which is calcareous mudstone with mumerous dark to medium gray micrite nodules.

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: S. E. MacLeod and L. V. Hills. 1990. Conformable Late Jurassic (Oxfordian) to Early Cretaceous Strata, northern Bowser Basin, British Columbia: a sedimentological and paleontological model. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 27:989-998 [A. Miller/D. Schramm/D. Schramm] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41190: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Danielle Schramm on 08.07.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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