Pennsylvania-Dixie Cement Corporation quarry (Eocene of the United States)

Also known as Medusa Cement Company west quarry

Where: Houston County, Georgia (32.4° N, 83.6° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 75.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Clinchfield Formation (Barnwell Group), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; medium-grained, gray sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: D. P. Domning, G. S. Morgan, and C. E. Ray. 1982. North American Eocene sea cows (Mammalia: Sirenia). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 52:1-69 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49885: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.04.2005

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Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
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Chondrichthyes indet.1 Huxley 1880 cartilaginous fish
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Sirenia
 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Basilosauridae indet.3 Cope 1867 whale
Cynthiacetus maxwelli2 Uhen 2005 whale