Potter Creek Quarry (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as CO-60

Where: Montrose County, Colorado (38.6° N, 108.2° W: paleocoordinates 34.6° N, 55.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Brushy Basin Member (Morrison Formation), Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• "approximately in the middle of the Bushy Basin Member of the Morrison Formation"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; mudstone

• poorly drained floodplain

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. Jones, V. Jones, & J. Jensen in 1943, 1971, 1975

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: Anonymous. 1958. Large dinosaur leg bone presented to Smithsonian. Science News Letter 74(7):107 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49623: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 20.04.2005, edited by Matthew Oreska

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropoda -
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
? Brachiosaurus altithorax3 Riggs 1903 brachiosaurid
USNM 21903; BYU 4744 (= 9754)
 Theropoda -