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White Springs 3B (Oligocene of the United States)

Also known as UF C061

Where: Columbia/Hamilton County, Florida (30.2° N, 82.8° W: paleocoordinates 30.4° N, 77.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Porters Landing Member (Parachucla Formation), Chattian (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• Arikareean

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; brown, gray, argillaceous sandstone

• light gray to buff to brown, slightly clayey, fine quartz sand with a minor percentage of fine phosphatic grains

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FLMNH

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, sieve

Primary reference: G. S. Morgan. 1989. Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook 30 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 17860: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.03.1995, edited by Richard Hulbert

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