Where: Prentiss County, Mississippi (34.7° N, 88.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 60.0° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Globotruncanita elevata foram zone, Coffee Sand Formation, Early/Lower Campanian to Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)
• Coffee Sand ranges from the Globotruncanita elevata to Globotruncana ventricosa zone according to Mancini et al. (1996).
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; glauconitic sandstone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: USGS 6454 L. W. Stephenson 1909; USGS 6909 L. W. Stephenson 1910; USGS 9501 L.W. Stephenson 1915.
Primary reference: N. F. Sohl. 1964. Gastropods from the coffee Sand (Upper Cretaceous) of Mississippi. USGS Professional Paper 331C:345-394 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 6656: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 12.03.2000
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)