Where: Iceland (66.2° N, 17.2° W: paleocoordinates 66.2° N, 17.1° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)
• Horizon 10/3 within the Mactra Zone of the Tjornes Sequence in Bardarson's Horizons.
Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; unlithified conglomerate
Collection methods: bulk
• Samples of 2-3kg were taken in Baroarson's horizons. Quantitative mollusc analyses were carried out on about 1kg of each sample by picking apart the material.
Primary reference: P. E. P. Norton. 1975. Unpublished census data for the Mollusca of the Tjornes sequence, Iceland. [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 79974: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Kate Bulinski on 31.03.2008