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Zipaquira coals (Cretaceous of Colombia)

Where: Cundinamarca, Colombia (5.0° N, 74.0° W: paleocoordinates 0.6° N, 52.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Cretaceous (99.7 - 66.0 Ma)

• No stratigraphic detail is given.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments and coal

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original carbon

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: G. Huertas G. 1960. De la flora fosil de la Sabana. Boletin de Geologia (Bucaramanga) 5:53-57 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31112: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 14.04.2003

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