Where: Montana (45.2° N, 109.3° W: paleocoordinates 51.4° N, 87.6° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
When: Fort Union Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)
• above all the worked coals near top of divide - from USGS unpublished log book.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: fluvial; coal
Reposited in the USNM
Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,
• Specimens were collected by Stanton, Fisher, & Schranun 1907.
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/J. Sessa]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 40779: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 30.06.2004
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