Also known as Unit 1, Maadi Formation, Gebel Kibli el Ahram
Where: Egypt (30.1° N, 31.3° E: paleocoordinates 24.2° N, 26.6° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Maadi Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)
• At Gebel Kibli el Ahram the Maadi Formation consists of, from base to top: 1) FISSILE MARLS; 2) fossiliferous marly limestones and siliceous limestione beds; 3) gypsiferous marls and brown limestones; 4) marly limestones; 5) brown sandy limestones. Unspecified thickness.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: poorly lithified marl
Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils
Collection methods: Collection data based on review of previously published literature.
Primary reference: E. E. Tawadros. 2001. Geology of Egypt and Libya 1-468 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/M. Clapham]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 42054: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 22.07.2004
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