Mount St. Margaret quarry, Devils Cove Member (Cambrian of Canada)

Also known as MSM

Where: Newfoundland, Canada (51.0° N, 56.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.7° S, 71.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Bonnia - Olenellus trilobite zone, Devils Cove Member (Forteau Formation), Dyeran (515.3 - 511.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray dolomite

• "Devils Cove member, a regional marker throughout

•western Newfoundland, is characterized by its red, purple

•and white colour, its nodular fabric with abundant shale partings, and its mix of grainy and fine-grained carbonate.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: I. Knight, W. D. Boyce, C. B. Skovsted and U. Balthasar. 2017. The Lower Cambrian Forteau Formation, southern Labrador and Great Northern Peninsula, western Newfoundland: Lithostratigraphy, trilobites, and depositional setting. Geological Survey 1:1-72 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 195904: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 30.08.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Lingulida - Botsfordiidae