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Permutit Company marl pits (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as Birmingham

Where: Burlington County, New Jersey (40.0° N, 74.7° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° N, 53.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hornerstown Formation (Rancocas Group), Paleocene (66.0 - 55.8 Ma)

• from "lower fossiliferous level" of the formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1929

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: C. C. Mook. 1931. New crocodilian remains from the Hornerstown Marls of New Jersey. American Museum Novitates 476:1-15 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 70857: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.04.2007

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