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Klein Gai-As, lower Gai-As Formation, Huab Basin (Permian of Namibia)

Where: Namibia (20.8° S, 14.1° E: paleocoordinates 49.1° S, 22.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gai-As Formation, Wordian (268.0 - 265.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified, medium-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, replaced with silica

Primary reference: J. M. David, M. G. Simões, L. E. Anelli, R. Rohn, and F. Holzfoerster. 2011. Permian bivalves from the Gai-As Formation, northern Namibia: systematics, taphonomy, and biostratigraphy. Alcheringa [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 101184: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.12.2010

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