Also known as The Sayre & Fisher Brick Company claypits
Where: Middlesex County County, New Jersey (40.5° N, 74.3° W: paleocoordinates 38.5° N, 41.8° W)
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When: Raritan Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (99.6 - 65.5 Ma)
•at about halfway the depth of 20 feet. This sandy layer in turn lies upon a compacted clay unit containing lignitized tree limbs, the remains of a Cretaceous forest.
Primary reference: G. R. Case. 1989. The Upper Cretaceous Shark Cretolamna appendiculata (Agassiz) in the Raritan Formation (Cenomanian) of New Jersey. THE MOSASAUR - The Journal of the Delaware Valley Paleontological Society 4:65-68 [J. Kriwet/W. Glaeser/J. Alroy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 67774: authorized by Juergen Kriwet, entered by Wolfgang Glaeser on 08.12.2006