Unit 39, Storm Creek Section, Member 3, Tunnel Mountain Fm (Carboniferous of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.5° N, 114.7° W: paleocoordinates 8.6° N, 37.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: 3 Member (Tunnel Mountain Formation), Chesterian (339.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• Unit 39 of Storm Creek Section (counting from the top). This unit is 8.5 feet thick.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, dolomitic, shelly/skeletal, gray, sandy siltstone

• "Siltstone, higly dolomitic, dark gray weathering bright buff, laminated, with hard laminae of very fine sand etching relief; lower 2 feet a brachiopod coauina."

Primary reference: G. O. Raasch. 1958. Upper Paleozoic sections at Highwood Pass, Alberta. Jurassic and Carboniferous of Western Canada 190-215 [N. Heim/N. Heim]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 62380: authorized by Noel Heim, entered by Noel Heim on 19.07.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
Myalina sp. de Koninck 1842 clam
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Orthotetidae
Orthotetes kaskaskiensis McChesney 1860
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Cyathopsidae
Caninia sp. Michelin 1840 horn coral
Cania sp. A