GSC Loc. 24296, Salmon Island (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Section 27 (Field No. 255/3-7)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.5° N, 127.8° W: paleocoordinates 20.4° N, 115.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unnamed lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Barremian, on the basis of ammonoid biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unit 7, near base of section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, shelly/skeletal, gray, argillaceous, sandy limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Limestone, dark grey, very sandy and clayey, fine-grained. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of facies descriptions.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Jeletzky; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: J.A. Jeletzky. REPOSITORY: Geological Survey of Canada (GSC).

Primary reference: J. A. Jeletzky. 1976. Mesozoic and ? Tertiary rocks of Quatsino Sound, Vancouver Island, Bristish Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin 242:1-243 [A. McGowan/A. McGowan/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 88114: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.04.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for ammonoids, some bivalves listed. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, but with relation modern nomenclature and species-resolution identification.s
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea - Megacrioceratidae