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Inversand Pit, Sewell (middle Hornerstown) (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as KT loc. 428

Where: Gloucester County, New Jersey (39.8° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 52.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hornerstown Formation (Rancocas Group), Danian (66.0 - 61.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. B. Gallagher. 2002. Faunal changes across the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in the Atlantic coastal plain of New Jersey: restructuring the marine community after the K-T mass-extinction event. Catastrophic Events and Mass Extinctions: Impacts and beyond. GSA Special Paper 356:291-301 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26820: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 05.11.2002

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