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Vincentown (Bryan collection, Vincentown Fm) (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Burlington County, New Jersey (39.9° N, 74.7° W: paleocoordinates 40.0° N, 55.5° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Vincentown Formation (Rancocas Group), Thanetian (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Vincentown Fm of the Rancocas Gp. AGE: Paleocene, according to Miller (1947); Thanetian, according to more recent sources. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Not stated, but presumably shallow marine siliciclastic environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Not stated, but presumably sandstone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of facies description and specimen preservation.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collected by Bryan; reposited in the ANSP

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Multiple collectors, including: T.M. Bryan. REPOSITORY: ANSP, Philadelphia.

Primary reference: A. K. Miller. 1947. Tertiary nautiloids of the Americas. Geological Society of America Memoir 23:1-234 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 81775: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.07.2008

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