Crockett-Price's Mine, Price Mountain near Vicker, Virginia (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as Read (1955), Locality 25

Where: Montgomery County, Virginia (37.2° N, 80.5° W: paleocoordinates 19.2° S, 28.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Triphyllopteris zone, upper Member (Price Sandstone Formation), Visean (346.7 - 330.9 Ma)

• Crockett-Price's mine in Merrimac coal, upper part of Price Sandstone.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified coal

• Merrimac coal, upper part of Price Sandstone

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: C. B. Read. 1955. Floras of the Pocono and Price Sandstone in parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (263)1-32 [H. Sims/C. Metz/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26347: authorized by Anne Raymond, entered by Cheryl Metz on 13.10.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Lycopsida
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Lepidodendropsis scobiniformis
"very common species in the Pocono, occurring at most localities where a consdierable amount of plant Material is obtainable" Read (1955) p. 27