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UNM 77-71 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.3° N, 108.2° W: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 79.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fruitland Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (84.9 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UNM

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: S. G. Lucas, N. J. Mateer, A. P. Hunt and F. M. O'Neill. 1987. Dinosaurs, the age of the Fruitland and Kirtland Formations, and the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico. J. E. Fassett and J. K. Rigby, Jr. (eds.), The Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the San Juan and Raton Basins, New Mexico and Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 209:35-50 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46984: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.01.2005

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