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Mina Fosforita (Miocene to of Chile)

Where: Chile (27.1° S, 70.8° W: paleocoordinates 27.3° S, 68.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Bahia Inglesa Formation, Tortonian to Tortonian (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. S. Gutstein, M. A. Cozzuol, A. O. Vargas, M. E. Suarez, C. L. Schultz and D. Rubilar-Rogers. 2009. Patterns of skull variation of Brachydelphis (Cetacea, Odontoceti) from the Neogene of the Southeastern Pacific. Journal of Mammalogy 90(2):504-519 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 114474: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 15.08.2011, edited by Mark Uhen

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