Also known as Yale Quarry
Where: Hudson County, New Jersey (40.8° N, 74.0° W: paleocoordinates 15.4° N, 19.3° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Nursey Member (Lockatong Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)
• "the Lockatong Formation is composed entirely of repetitive sedimentary cycles caused by the rise and fall of lakes controlled by climate changes...". The Weehawken quarry is in cycles w-5 and W-6 of the Nursery Member of the Lockatong. Reported as upper Carnian/late Tuvalian. "Conewagian" LVF.
•- Two cycles (5 and 6), each with fossiliferous beds.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; black, calcareous siltstone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils
Collected by K. Thomson, P. Olsen & McCune in 1978; reposited in the AMNH, YPM
Collection methods: quarrying, hydrochloric,
Primary reference: P. E. Olsen. 1980. Fossil great lakes of the Newark Supergroup of New Jersey. In W. Manspeizer (ed.), Field Studies in New Jersey Geology and Guide to Field Trips. 52nd Annual Meeting, New York State Geological Association 352-398 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 91743: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 19.10.2009, edited by Matthew Carrano
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