Also known as Achalkalaki 1
Where: Georgia (42.0° N, 44.1° E: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 44.2° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)
• The bones occur in lenses that include articulated bones and occasional partial skeletons. They are found in a 3-4m thick reworked volcanic ash overlain by clays.
Environment/lithology: lacustrine; ash
Collection methods: This material was collected by A.K. Vekua between 1957 and 1960.
•Collection total is NISP.
Primary reference: L. Gabounia. 1974. A propos du Villafranchian du Caucase. Memoires du Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres 78(1):145-148 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 40398: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 23.06.2004
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