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AMNH500, Split Tank, Glass Mountains (Permian of the United States)

Where: Texas (30.4° N, 103.1° W: paleocoordinates 1.1° N, 33.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cathedral Mountain Formation, Kungurian (279.5 - 272.5 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1972. Permian brachiopods of west Texas, I. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 14:1-231 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 81638: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.07.2008

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