Where: Cape May County, New Jersey (39.0° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 70.7° W)
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Kirkwood Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Kirkwood Fm, which is in this section overlies "Jackson-age" deposits, and underlies the Cohansey Fm. AGE: Miocene in text; Early Miocene on the basis of more recent dating and faunal composition. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From 480-485 ft in well.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified, shelly/skeletal siltstone and poorly lithified, shelly/skeletal sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: original aragonite
Collected by McGee
Collection methods: core,
• COLLECTOR: T.C. McGee of the Artesian Well Drilling Company. REPOSITORY: New Jersey State Museum, ANSP.
Primary reference: H. G. Richards and A. Harbison. 1944. Well-boring at Brandywine Lighthouse in Delaware Bay. Part I. - Geology and Macrofossils. Notulae Naturae 132:1-14 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 92764: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 28.11.2009
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