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    • From the Pliocene Yorktown Formation Zone 2 Rushmere Member. An uncommon find at this particular site.

       

      Geology and Paleontology of the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina, II

      MIOCENE AND PLIOCENE PECTINIDAE (BIVALVIA) FROM THE LEE CREEK MINE AND ADJACENT AREAS, by Thomas G. Gibson

    Taxonomy

    Scallop Shell

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Bivalvia
    Order: Pectinoida
    Family: Pectinidae
    Genus: Chlamys
    Species: C. decemnarius
    Author Citation (Conrad, 1934)

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Pliocene
    International Age: Zanclean

    Stratigraphy

    Yorktown Formation
    Rushmere Member

    Provenance

    Collector: Don Rideout
    Date Collected: 10/27/2018
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 68.3mm
    Width: 64.3mm
    Thickness: 18.3mm

    Location

    Tar River
    Edgecombe County
    North Carolina
    United States

    Comments

    From the Pliocene Yorktown Formation Zone 2 Rushmere Member. An uncommon find at this particular site.

     

    Geology and Paleontology of the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina, II

    MIOCENE AND PLIOCENE PECTINIDAE (BIVALVIA) FROM THE LEE CREEK MINE AND ADJACENT AREAS, by Thomas G. Gibson



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    AshHendrick

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    Nice man! I’m glad it stayed whole for the trip home and cleaning! Pretty rare find with both valves!! 

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