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Mobil Chemical Co. mine (Pliocene of the United States)

Also known as Mobil Mine

Where: Polk County, Florida (27.9° N, 81.8° W: paleocoordinates 28.0° N, 81.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• early Pliocene

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: D. P. Domning. 2001. The earliest known fully quadrupedal sirenian. Nature 413:625-627 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 58450: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.02.2006

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