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Shuttle Meadow Formation
Stratigraphic range: Hettangian
~201–199Ma
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Talcott Formation over Shuttle Meadow Formation in a quarry (Connecticut)
Type Geological formation
Unit of Newark Supergroup
 Meriden Group
Underlies Talcott Formation
Lithology
Primary Black shale
Other Siltstone
Location
Coordinates 41°24′N 72°42′W / 41.4°N 72.7°W / 41.4; -72.7Coordinates: 41°24′N 72°42′W / 41.4°N 72.7°W / 41.4; -72.7
Approximate paleocoordinates 22°06′N 19°30′W / 22.1°N 19.5°W / 22.1; -19.5
Region New England
Country  United States
Extent  Connecticut and  Massachusetts

The Shuttle Meadow Formation is a Mesozoic geologic formation in the Hartford Basin in Connecticut and Massachusetts, USA. Insect fossils of Mormolucoides articulatus and dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation; Coelophysis sp..

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