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Shackleton Limestone; BC-BD collections (Cambrian of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (85.0° S, 163.8° E: paleocoordinates 2.8° S, 154.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shackleton Formation, Toyonian (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• These samples are Toyonian - Original age call: Waucoban

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified grainstone

Primary reference: A.R. Palmer and A.J. Rowell. 1995. Early Cambrian trilobites from the Shackleton Limestone of the Central Mountains. Journal of Paleontology Memoir 69(6):1-28 [S. Peters/S. Peters/S. Peters] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 56050: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Shanan Peters on 10.11.2005

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