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Holy Cross Mountains, Ocieseki Sandstone (Cambrian of Poland)

Where: Poland (50.8° N, 21.0° E: paleocoordinates 33.9° S, 109.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ocieseki Sandstone Formation, Atdabanian (520.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• Holmia and Protolenus Zones.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone and lithified siltstone

• fine-grained, hard, thin- to medium-bedded sandstones with siltstone and, occasionally, shale intercalations, thickness 400 to 600 m

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Orlowski. 1975. Jednostki litostratygraficzne kambru i gornego prekambru Gor Swietokrzyskich [Cambrian and Upper Precambrian lithostratigraphic units in the Holy Cross Mountains]. Acta Geologica Polonica 25(3):431-448 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 72261: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.05.2007

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