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1AS-4a-AM well, 272.6 m (Solimões Fm) (Miocene of Brazil)

Where: Amazonas, Brazil (4.4° S, 70.9° W: paleocoordinates 5.3° S, 66.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: A-E pollen zone, Ramon Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• gray, yellow, orange to reddish sandy clays with sand intercalations in core interval 352 - 274 m

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, sandy lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core,

Primary reference: C. Hoorn. 1993. Marine incursions and the influence of Adean tectonics on the Miocene depositional history of northwestern Amazonia: results of a palynostratigraphic study. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 105:267-309 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122032: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Carlos Jaramillo on 15.12.2011

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