Also known as Belmont-Gurnee Quarry, North Bergen
Where: Hudson County, New Jersey (40.8° N, 74.0° W: paleocoordinates 15.4° N, 19.3° W)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Ewing Creek Member (Lockatong Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)
• The base of the section appears to be 38-46 m above the contact with the Palisade sill. At least 7 beds are fossiliferous.
•"the Lockatong Formation is composed entirely of repetitive sedimentary cycles caused by the rise and fall of lakes controlled by climate changes...".
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; black, gray, calcareous siltstone
Size class: macrofossils
Reposited in the AMNH
Collection methods: quarrying,
Primary reference: B. Schaeffer. 1941. Revision of Coelacanthus newarki and notes on the evolution of the girdles and basal plates of the median fins in the Coelacanthini. American Museum Novitates 1110:1-17 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 12856: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 22.12.2001, edited by Richard Butler, Matthew Oreska and Matthew Carrano
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