Where: New Mexico (37.0° N, 104.3° W: paleocoordinates 42.6° N, 84.9° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
When: Raton Formation, Paleocene (66.0 - 56.0 Ma)
• in boulders 100 feet above base of coal beds - from USGS unpublished logbook.
Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone and coal
Reposited in the USNM
Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,
• Specimens were collected by W.T. Lee, 1908.
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 41189: authorized by Peter Wilf, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 07.07.2004
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