Locality 11x, Sapa Tubigbinukot, Philippines - Popenoe and Kleinpell (1978) (Pliocene of Philippines)

Also known as Locality 11x

Where: Tayabas, Philippines (13.0° N, 122.0° E: paleocoordinates 13.0° N, 122.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Canguisna Sandstone Member (Vigo Formation), Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• In soft, yellow sandstone of Canguisna age. The strata at this point dip 20 degrees while the overlying Malumbang Limestone dips at 2-3 degrees. Overlies Maglihi Shale (1000-2000 ft thick) and is overlain by the Malumbang Limestone (100-200 ft thick). the Canguinsa Sandstone is 500-1200 ft thick.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; poorly lithified, yellow sandstone

• Disturbed by minor faulting
• In soft, yellow sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite

Reposited in the CAS, UCMP

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Collections held in UCB (UC- Berkeley), CAS (Cal. Acad. Sci.) and UCLA

Primary reference: W.P. Popenoe and R. M. Kleinpell. 1978. Age and stratigraphic significance for Lyellian correlation of the fauna of the Vigo Formation, Luzon, Phillipines. Occasional papers of the California Academy of Sciences 129:1-73 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41530: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 15.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Exhaustive for mollusca. Forams, algae, mammals also mentioned in text, but not listed.