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Eurombah Creek, Durham Downs (Jurassic of Australia)

Also known as Taloona Station

Where: Queensland, Australia (26.1° S, 149.1° E: paleocoordinates 64.2° S, 89.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hutton Sandstone Formation (Injune Creek Group), Bajocian (171.6 - 167.7 Ma)

• originally referred to the Walloon Coal Measures and"Injune Creek Beds"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; lithified, fine-grained, ferruginous, calcareous sandstone and concretionary, argillaceous ironstone

• "fresh-water deposits", also described as an "intracratonic flood plain"
• "the matrix consisted mainly of clay-ironstone, but there was also a closely-investing, fine-grained, calcareous sandstone which acted as a natural cement." Clay is oxidized and concretionary, sandstone is ferruginous.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Browne in 1924-1926

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: H. A. Longman. 1926. A giant dinosaur from Durham Downs, Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 8(3):183-194 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39235: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.05.2004

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