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Squankum marl pits (Miocene to of the United States)

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.2° N, 74.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 69.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kirkwood Formation, Aquitanian to Aquitanian (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• Formation interpreted from a geologic map of the area. It is just about the only formation in the area. AGe is from GEOLEX.

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by O. B. Kinne

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1868. Synopsis of the extinct Mammalia of New Jersey. Geology of New Jersey 739-742 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50944: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 25.05.2005, edited by Matthew Carrano

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