Marion area, Umbarger Mine (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Smyth County County, Virginia (36.8° N, 81.5° W: paleocoordinates 34.4° S, 101.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: peritidal; lithified dolomite

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 139910: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 21.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Salterella
  - Salterellidae