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Dawes Quarry (aka Sherman) Creek - 13'2" to 19'2" Herkimer (Silurian of the United States)

Where: Oneida County, New York (43.0° N, 75.4° W: paleocoordinates 27.2° S, 42.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Herkimer Formation (Clinton Group), Sheinwoodian (428.2 - 426.2 Ma)

• 13'2" to 19'2" measured from top

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified, gray sandstone and lithified shale

• Light to medium gray sandstone. Mostly thin bedded. Shale partings abundant

Primary reference: T. Gillette. 1947. The Clinton of Western and Central New York. New York State Museum Bulletin (341) [L. Ivany/P. Wall] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 82593: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 29.07.2008, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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