GPSW-7 WELL, Sample 5 (Cretaceous to of Egypt)

Where: north Western Desert, Egypt (30.0° N, 28.0° E: paleocoordinates 12.2° N, 23.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Poorly fossiliferous interval zone, C Member (Abu Roash Formation), Coniacian to Coniacian (89.8 - 83.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, gray, green, calcareous mudstone and lithified limestone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical

Primary reference: S. El Beialy, H. S. El Atfy, M. S. Zavada, E. M. El Khoriby, and R. H. Abu-Zied. 2010. Palynological, palynofacies, paleoenvironmental and organic geochemical studies on the Upper Cretaceous succession of the GPTSW-7 well, North Western Desert, Egypt. Marine and Petroleum Geology 27:370-385 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/G. Doria]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140383: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 09.03.2013

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