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Estancia Bajo Pellegrini (Jurassic to of Argentina)

Also known as PGAP 490

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (47.7° S, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 44.6° S, 29.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Chon Aike Formation (Bahia Laura Group), Middle Jurassic to Middle Jurassic (175.6 - 145.5 Ma)

• The fossil plants are preserved in dacitic rocks


Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. E. Barrio, O.G. Arrondo, A.E. Artabe and B. Petriella. 1982. Estudio geologico y paleontologico de los alrededores de la Estancia Bajo Pellegrini, Provincia de Santa Cruz. Revista del Asociacion Geologica Argentina 37(3):285-299 [A. Rees/A. Rees] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 29375: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 02.04.2003

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