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Big Brook (Navesink) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.3° N, 74.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 49.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, micaceous, black, green claystone

• "micaceous greenish-black glauconitic clay"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: surface (float), mechanical,

Primary reference: F. Bukowski. 1980. Cretaceous fossils from New Jersey and Delaware. Earth Science 33(2):55-60 [M. Uhen/M. Shalap] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 57915: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 06.01.2006, edited by Mark Uhen and Matthew Carrano

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