Thomasville Stone and Lime Company quarry (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: York County, Pennsylvania (40.0° N, 77.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° S, 97.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Vintage Dolomite Formation, Early/Lower Cambrian (541.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified dolomite

• Fossils ware found in cores taken from at least 187 feet below the quarry floor and above a lower highly graphitic dark limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: E. L. Yochelson. 1970. The Early Cambrian Fossil Salterella conulata Clark in Eastern North America. Contributions to Paleontology [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 139905: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 20.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

  - Salterellidae