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594B. Bamby's farm, 2 miles west of Trion (Ordovician of the United States)

Also known as Was: Knox - group summary

Where: Chattooga County, Georgia (34.5° N, 85.3° W: paleocoordinates 29.7° S, 78.0° W)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Newala Formation (Knox Group), Blackhillsian (478.6 - 471.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, cherty/siliceous limestone and lithified, cherty/siliceous dolomite

• massively bedded dolomite and limestone with interbedded chert layers and nodules

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: A. T. Allen and J. G. Lester. 1954. Contributions to the Paleontology of Northwest Georgia. Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 62:1-166 [R. Gastaldo/J. Allen/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 164676: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 10.12.2014, edited by Pete Wagner

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