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Arroyo Chasicó (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (38.6° S, 63.0° W: paleocoordinates 38.8° S, 60.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Arroyo Chasicó Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Preservation: permineralized

Primary reference: M. A. Zárate, P. H. Schultz, A. Blasi, C. Heil, J. King and W. Hames. 2007. Geology and geochronology of type Chasicoan (late Miocene) mammal-bearing deposits of Buenos Aires (Argentina). Journal of South American Earth Sciences 23:81-90 [D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79180: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 27.02.2008, edited by Bettina Kaphingst, Juan Carrillo, Jelle Zijlstra and Evangelos Vlachos

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