Royal Coal Mine tracksite (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Castle Gate, Bear Canyon Mine

Where: Carbon County, Utah (39.8° N, 110.6° W: paleocoordinates 47.4° N, 80.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Castlegate Formation (Mesaverde Group), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• from the "D" seam

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coal

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected in 1960

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: W. D. Wilson. 1969. Footprints in the sands of time. Gems and Minerals 381:25 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188547: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
small track, 1.25 x 0.75 in.