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Fort Green Mine (Neogene of the United States)

Where: Polk County, Florida (27.9° N, 81.8° W: paleocoordinates 28.1° N, 80.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Bone Valley Member (Peace River Formation), Late/Upper Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

• late Hemphillian (JA: changed to Zanclean for no good reason by Pyenson or Uhen, changed back by me); upper beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float)

Primary reference: A. Berta and H. Galiano. 1983. Megantereon hesperus from the late Hemphillian of Florida with remarks on the phylogenetic relationships of machairodonts (Mammalia, Felidae, Machairodontinae). Journal of Paleontology 57(5):892-899 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 18532: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.09.1993, edited by Nick Pyenson, Mark Uhen and Richard Hulbert

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