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FG-1 - Bell [Williston Limestone] (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Gilchrist County, Florida (29.8° N, 82.9° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° N, 75.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Williston Limestone Formation (Ocala Group), Priabonian (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY: From the Willistone Limestone of the Ocala Group, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: Upper Eocene in text, consistent with other collections; Jackson Stage = Priabonian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

• LITHOLOGY: Equigranular, coquinoid limestone composed mostly of foraminifers. Limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified.

Collection methods: bulk, core, chemical, mechanical,

• tr = trace of species found, but no volume percentage determined due to low specimen count of this taxa.

Primary reference: A. H. Cheetham. 1963. Late Eocene Zoogeography of the Eastern Gulf Coast Region. The Geological Society of America Memoir 91:1-113 [L. Ivany/E. Kowalski] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 7318: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 23.05.2000

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