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Jannawan sand quarry (locality S27) (Cretaceous to of Libya)

Also known as Giado, Jamnawan, Jadu

Where: Yafran, Libya (31.9° N, 12.0° E: paleocoordinates 16.2° N, 13.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cabao Formation, Hauterivian to Hauterivian (136.4 - 125.5 Ma)

• time-transgressive unit, lower part of formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, fine-grained, medium, ferruginous, gray, yellow, conglomeratic sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying,

Primary reference: A. Y. El-Zouki. 1980. Stratigraphy and lithofacies of the continental clastics (Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous) of Jabal Nafüsah, NW Libya. In M. J. Salem, M. T. Busrewil (eds.), The Geology of Libya. Second Symposium on the Geology of Libya, Held at Tripoli, September 16-21, 1978. Academic Press, London 2:393-417 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69791: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 07.03.2007

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