Loma Candela Formation

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Location
22°06'00"N
080°30'00"W
Country
 Cuba
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The Loma Candela Formation is a geologic formation in Cuba. It preserves fossils dating back to the Paleogene period.

Description

The formation consists of limestones, yellowish calcareous marls and coastal conglomerates and fine calcareous sandstones. The Loma Candela Formation was deposited in a marine environment. It overlies the Universidad Formation and is correlated with the Tallahassee and Lake City Formations of Florida.

Fossil content

Histocidaris sanchezi Prionocidaris loveni Tylocidaris bermudezi
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