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Port Purvis PS 218 (Cambrian of Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

Where: Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (51.5° S, 59.5° W: paleocoordinates 27.5° S, 138.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fitzroy Tillite Formation, Early/Lower Cambrian (542.0 - 513.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Stone, M. R. A. Thomson, and A. W. A. Rushton. 2011. An Early Cambrian archaeocyath-trilobite fauna in limestone erratics from the Upper Carboniferous Fitzroy Tillite Formation, Falkland Islands. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 102:201-225 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 182203: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 13.10.2016

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