Also known as LACM (CIT) 37; Mecca Cluster
Where: Jefferson County, Oregon (44.9° N, 121.3° W: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 112.3° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
When: John Day Formation, Arikareean (30.8 - 20.4 Ma)
• "All the localities are contained within the upper 20 m of exposed sediments in Member I."
•p.4: These localities were originally collected by field parties from the California Institute of Technology in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and were assigned to the stratigraphically generalized locality, C1T 37.
Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, massive, fine-grained, nodular, intraclastic, brown, silty sandstone and brown, gray tuff
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collected in 1920's - early 1930's; reposited in the CIT, LACM
Primary reference: L. Dingus. 1990. Systematics, stratigraphy, and chronology for mammalian fossils (Late Arikareean to Hemingfordian) from the uppermost John Day Formation, Warm Springs, Oregon. PaleoBios 12(47/48):1-24 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 188964: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 22.09.2017
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