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Inversand Company marl pit, Sewell (Navesink) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as KT loc. 428

Where: Gloucester County, New Jersey (39.8° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 50.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Navesink Formation (Monmouth Group), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Based on Sr-isotopes (radiometric ages not conclusive)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; poorly lithified, glauconitic marl

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by C. Hungerford Jr.

Collection methods: mechanical,

• Numerous collectors

Primary reference: R. G. Chaffee. 1939. A New Jersey mosasaur of the subfamily Platecarpinae. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (37)1-5 [M. Carrano/H. Street] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26818: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 05.11.2002, edited by Matthew Carrano

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