Also known as USGS locality 325
Where: Colorado (39.4° N, 103.0° W: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 82.7° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
When: Denver Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)
• Denver Basin
•'Leaves from the lower layer 6 ft. below the upper layer, or in a layer of shale under coarse conglomerate.'
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: fluvial; shale and sandy claystone
Reposited in the USNM
Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,
• Specimens were collected by A. Lakes, and given to S. F. Emmons, USGS, who gave them to Brown.
Primary reference: R. W. Brown. 1962. Paleocene flora of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 375:1-119 [P. Wilf/J. Sessa/M. Uhen]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 39895: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 10.06.2004
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