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Alachua County, Florida #2 (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as FA-2

Where: Alachua County, Florida (29.6° N, 82.6° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° N, 74.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Crystal River Limestone Formation, Bartonian (40.4 - 37.2 Ma)

• The upper formation of the Ocala Group in Northern Florida.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, dolomitic, shelly/skeletal limestone and dolomite

• limestone made of skeletal fragments of inverterbrates, dolotimized in places.

Collection methods: bulk, core, chemical, mechanical,

• tr= trace. indicates presence at the locality but in numbers insufficient to estimate volume percentages.

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 7324: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 23.05.2000

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