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Basal Conglomerate, Cane Hill Member (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Washington County, Arkansas (35.9° N, 94.2° W: paleocoordinates 8.7° S, 31.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Cane Hill Member (Hale Formation), Morrowan (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)

• Early Pennsylvanian, Morrowan

Environment/lithology: peritidal; calcareous conglomerate

• Rocky shore deposit of limestone cobbles.

Preservation: trace

Primary reference: M. A. Wilson and T. J. Palmer. 1998. The earliest Gastrochaenolites (Early Pennsylvanian, Arkansas, USA): An Upper Paleozoic bivalve boring?. Journal of Paleontology 72(4):769-772 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 10: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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