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north side, Barrel Springs Arroyo (USNM) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.3° N, 108.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 79.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• 20 ft below lower conglomerate, uppermost part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Bauer in 1915; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1916. Contributions to the geology and paleontology of San Juan County, New Mexico. 2. Vertebrate faunas of the Ojo Alamo, Kirtland and Fruitland Formations. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 98-Q:279-302 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 62489: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 20.07.2006

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