Tobabe Formation

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Tobabe Formation
Stratigraphic range: Messinian
Type Formation
Lithology
Primary Conglomerate
Other Sandstone
Location
Coordinates 9°06′N81°48′W / 9.1°N 81.8°W / 9.1; -81.8 Coordinates: 9°06′N81°48′W / 9.1°N 81.8°W / 9.1; -81.8
Approximate paleocoordinates 8°54′N80°54′W / 8.9°N 80.9°W / 8.9; -80.9
Region Bocas del Toro
CountryFlag of Panama.svg  Panama
Type section
Named for Tobabe
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Tobabe Formation (Panama)

The Tobabe Formation is a geologic formation in Panama. The conglomerates and sandstones preserve fossils dating back to the Messinian period. [1]

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Fossil content

The formation has provided the following fossils:

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References

  1. Tobabe Formation at Fossilworks.org
  2. Todd & Collins, 2005, p.55
  3. Todd & Collins, 2005, p.72
  4. Todd & Collins, 2005, p.61
  5. Todd & Collins, 2005, p.75
  6. Todd & Collins, 2005, p.68
  7. Todd & Collins, 2005, p.56
  8. Small Plantain Cay at Fossilworks.org

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