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Stonesfield Slate quarries (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 8.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Stonesfield Slates Member (Taynton Limestone Formation), Middle Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; ooidal sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Buckland, Masson, Enniskillen in 1818-1824, 1880

Collection methods: salvage, mechanical,

Primary reference: W. Buckland. 1824. Notice on the Megalosaurus or great Fossil Lizard of Stonesfield. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, series 2 1:390-396 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59357: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.03.2006, edited by Roger Benson

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