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American Cyanimid Company (Miocene of the United States)

Also known as Amalgamated Phosphate Mine; Brewster Phosphate Mine

Where: Polk County, Florida (27.9° N, 81.8° W: paleocoordinates 28.2° N, 79.2° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Bone Valley Member (Peace River Formation), Serravallian (13.7 - 11.6 Ma)

• Clarendonian; lower beds

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; pebbly, phosphatic, argillaceous, sandy sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. S. Morgan. 1986. The so-called giant Miocene dolphin Megalodelphis magnidens Kellogg (Mammalia: Cetacea) is actually a crocodile (Reptilia: Crocodilia). Journal of Paleontology 60(2):411-417 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18505: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 26.07.1994, edited by Nick Pyenson

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