Where: Lee County, Mississippi (34.3° N, 88.7° W: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 60.2° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Globotruncana ventricosa foram zone, Tupelo tongue Member (Coffee Sand Formation), Middle Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)
• Tupelo Tongue of the Coffee Sand is Globotruncana ventricosa zone according to Mancini et al. (1996).
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous sandstone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: USGS 6453 L. W. Stephenson 1909; USGS 6900 L. W. Stephenson 1910.
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 6662: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 12.03.2000
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