Irish Hill (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Runnemede

Where: Camden County, New Jersey (39.9° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 44.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Wenonah Formation (Matawan Group), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; burrowed, fine-grained, quartzose sandstone

• fine-grained micaceous quartz sand, white to orange red with conspicuous layers of limonite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Primary reference: W. B. Gallagher. 1984. Paleoecology of the Delaware Valley region. Part II: Cretaceous to Quartenary. The Mosasaur 2:9-43 [M. Uhen/M. Shalap/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 124932: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.02.2012

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