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Boren Clay Products clay pit (Triassic of the United States)

Where: Chatham County, North Carolina (35.5° N, 79.4° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° N, 23.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pekin Formation (Newark Group), Late/Upper Triassic (235.0 - 201.6 Ma)

• 400 feet above the base of the Triassic

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

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

• Used and analysed further in Delevoryas and Hope (1973), Hope and Patterson (1970)

Primary reference: R. C. Hope and O. F. Patterson III. 1969. Triassic flora from the Deep River Basin, North Carolina. North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development, Division of Mineral Resources Special Publication 2:1-12 [A. Rees/D. Sunderlin/D. Sunderlin] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24499: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Dave Sunderlin on 08.08.2002

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