Also known as Marmar
Where: Tajikistan (39.5° N, 67.6° E: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 67.3° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
When: Magian suite Formation, Turolian (8.7 - 5.3 Ma)
• In the Magian (= Tavildara and Karanak) suite (near the site of Magian = Sor). Late Turolian, (MN12), Upper Miocene. 11Ma (according to Forsten and Sharapov).
Environment/lithology: brown siltstone and conglomerate
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: locality destroyed by blasting during canal building.
Primary reference: M.V. Sotnikova, A.E. Dodonov, and A.V. Pen'kov. 1997. Upper Cenozoic bio-magnetic stratigraphy of Central Asian mammalian localities. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 133:243-258 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 34393: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 29.08.2003
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