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Boom (Rupelian) (Oligocene of Belgium)

Where: Antwerpen, Belgium (51.1° N, 4.4° E: paleocoordinates 50.4° N, 0.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Boom Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• Boom Clay

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. du Bus. 1868. Note sur une découverte paléontologique faite à Boom. Bulletins de L'Academie Royale 37:20 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52047: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.07.2005, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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