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The Glen - Herkimer (Silurian of the United States)

Where: Oneida County, New York (43.0° N, 75.3° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° S, 42.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified, hematitic, gray, calcareous sandstone and lithified, sandy limestone

• Light gray, slightly calcareous sandstone. Lowest layer more calcareous. Some sandy limestone. Mostly thin bedded stringers of hematite in basal part

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 83093: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 07.08.2008, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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