Also known as S. 8045
Where: Sucre, Colombia (9.6° N, 75.3° W: paleocoordinates 7.2° N, 68.6° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)
• No lithostratigraphic nomenclature for these collections. Deposits of late Eocene age, referred to as Zone C. Correlatable on the basis of faunas to the Saman Formation and Chira Shales of Peru (upper Eocene to Oligocene) and upper Jackson Formation of the Gulf Coast, USA (Bartonian). The Eocene in the Sucre region of Columbia reaches 4,500 ft in thickness, of which the collections span the upper portion of Anderson's (1928) unit F (600 ft), near the top of this succession.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; pebbly, gray, conglomeratic sandstone and fine-grained, shelly/skeletal, calcareous sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Reposited in the CAS, UCMP
Collection methods: quarrying,
• Collected by the Standard Oil Company of California. Held in repositories at both CAS and UCMP.
Primary reference: B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham. 1946. Eocene Faunas from the Department of Bolivar, Colombia. Geological Society of America Memoir 16:1-126 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 42835: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 05.08.2004
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