11 July 2007. Baogeda Ula / Locality 482, Inner Mongolia
0900-1400. We spent the morning washing IM0709 and IM0703 matrix, after finishing IM0702. The minibus got a flat tire while off-roading, thus our original plan to further prospect in Baogeda Ula was delayed.
1500. J071107T01 (Locality 482)
elevation 1031 m
N 43 --'06.1"
E 114 --'51.9"
-The 482 locality has been interpreted biochronologically as representing the eastern-most extent of the Tunggur Formation. There is no good way [yet] to geologically verify this interpretation.
[collected specimen list]:
-distal artiodactyl metapodial
-rhinocerotid tooth fragment
-artiodactyl upper cheek tooth
-rhino calcaneum fragment?
-Another exposure just to the east has vertebral fragments and wrist bone fragments.
-The fossils are weathering out of red sandstone.
1615 J071107T02. Just south of previous locality, across the wash. Fossils are weathering out of yellow layer with calcareous nodules.
-metatarsal III (equid?)
-end field notes-
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