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Pécs-Vasas II mine (Jurassic of Hungary)

Where: Baranya, Hungary (46.1° N, 18.3° E: paleocoordinates 27.6° N, 23.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mecsek Coal Formation, Early/Lower Sinemurian (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• orig. assigned to lower Hettangian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected by G. Wein, Tasnádi Kubacska, G. Gierlinski in 1966–1967, 1981, 1995

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), peel or thin section,

Primary reference: L. Kordos. 1983. Fontosabb szórványleletek a máfi gerinces-gyüjteményében (8. közlemény) [Major finds of scattered fossils in the paleovertebrate collection of the Hungarian Geological Institute (communication no. 8)]. A Magyar Állami Földtani Intézet Évi Jelentése 1981:503-511 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 83228: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.08.2008

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