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Hutchins farm, Hornerstown (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Monmouth County, New Jersey (40.1° N, 73.0° W: paleocoordinates 40.0° N, 50.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Lower Hornerstown Formation, Early/Lower Paleocene (66.0 - 61.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic, green sandstone

• Glauconitic greensand in a sandy lens comprising small quartz grains and mica flecks

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. R. Case. 1996. A new selachian fauna from the Lower Hornerstown Formation (Early Paleocene/Montian) of Monmouth County, New Jersey. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 242(Lfg. 1-3):1-14 [J. Kriwet/W. Glaeser/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62840: authorized by Juergen Kriwet, entered by Wolfgang Glaeser on 28.07.2006

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