Also known as Beatrix State Mine, Netherlands, depth 371.7-386.4 meters; Beatrix-70
Where: Maasniel, Netherlands (51.2° N, 6.0° E: paleocoordinates 47.9° N, 2.3° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Late/Upper Paleocene to Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 33.9 Ma)
• This locality is either upper Palaeocene or Palaeocene/Eocene boundary. Downhole of this locality are marine limestones assigned to the Early Palaocene (Montain). The Montain has now been formalized as the Swalmen Member of the Landen Formation.
Size class: microfossils
Preservation: original sporopollenin
Collection methods: core,
• This collection contains specimens figured by Dijkstra, 1961. This collection also contains 4 specimens; one segment of proximal face now partly 'burst' open.
Primary reference: D. J. Batten and M. E. Collinson. 2001. Revision of species of Minerisporites, Azolla and associated plant microfossils from deposits of the Upper Palaeocene and Palaeocene/Eocene transition in the Netherlands, Belgium and the USA. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 115:1-32 [R. Lupia/B. Wilborn/B. Wilborn]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 34452: authorized by Rick Lupia, entered by Brooke Wilborn on 01.09.2003
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