Where: Kenya (4.1° N, 36.4° E: paleocoordinates 4.0° N, 36.2° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Okote Member (Koobi Fora Formation), Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)
• Datum plane is Sheet sandstone with section extending from 0 to -3.15 meters below datum plane.
•Maximum age= 1.64+/- 0.03 (Okote Tuff, K/Ar and Ar/Ar dating)
•Minimum age= 1.4 Ma (Chari Tuff, K/Ar and Ar/Ar dating)
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: fluvial; poorly lithified, burrowed, bioturbated, pebbly, conglomeratic sandstone and poorly lithified, sandy mudstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical, sieve,
• Collecting was biased.
Primary reference: G. L. Isaac. 1997. Koobi Fora Research Project Volume 5 Plio-Pleistocene Archaeology. [A. Behrensmeyer/S. Cote/S. Cote]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 32058: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Suzanne Cote on 03.06.2003, edited by Victoria Egerton
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)