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Nelson 2 (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Burleson County, Texas (30.5° N, 96.7° W: paleocoordinates 31.8° N, 88.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Stone City Formation, Bartonian (40.4 - 37.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, condensed, glauconitic, argillaceous sandstone

• Environment from PBDB #2412
• muddy glauconite sand above storm wave base. Lithology described from PBDB #2412

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: P. C. Nelson. 1975. Community structure and evaluation of trophic analysis in paleoecology Stone City Formation (Middle Eocene, Texas). Texas A&M Master''s thesis 1-168 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 7438: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 18.07.2000, edited by Austin Hendy

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