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Ortona Locks [Caloosahatchee Fm] (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Hendry County, Florida (26.8° N, 81.3° W: paleocoordinates 26.8° N, 80.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Caloosahatchee Formation, Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From Caloosahatchee Fm. AGE: Early Pleistocene. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Unknown position within formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; unlithified, shelly/skeletal marl

• ENVIRONMENT: Shallow-marine, siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Marl, shelly. LITHIFICATION: Unlithified, based on figured specimens and facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Fargo, Locklin, and others. REPOSITORY: ANSP, Phialdelphia.

Primary reference: A. A. Olsson and A. Harbison. 1953. Pliocene Mollusca of Southern Florida. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Monograph 8:1-457 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79334: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.03.2008

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