Adak Island loc. 1N (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Alaska (52.0° N, 176.6° W: paleocoordinates 52.0° N, 176.6° W)

When: Andrew Lake Formation, Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• "probably Eocene"; about 200 meters above the formation's base

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• "turbidite deposition in a marine basin"
• siliceous shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. W. Scholl, H. G. Greene, and M. S. Marlow. 1970. Eocene age of the Adak 'Paleozoic (?)' Rocks, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Geological Society America Bulletin 81(12):3583-3592 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189956: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 23.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
? Delectopecten sp. Stewart 1930 scallop