Sunshine Locality (Unit A)
Basic information
Sample name: Sunshine Locality (Unit A)

Reference: G. Huckleberry, C. Beck, G. T. Jones, A. Holmes, M. Cannon, S. Livingston, and J. M. Broughton. 2001. Terminal Pleistocene/early Holocene environmental change at the Sunshine Locality, north-central Nevada, U.S.A.. Quaternary Research 55:303-312 [ER 3215]
Country: United States
State: Nevada

Coordinate: 39° 43' N, 115° 16' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in southern Long Valley, about 60 km northwest of Ely" and shown on a map as immediately west of the Butte Mountains (coordinate based on Butte Mountains)
not directly dated, but there is an uncalibrated date of 8120 +/- 70 14C yr B.P. on the laterally equivalent Unit B
Climate and habitat
Lithology: sandstone
Taphonomic context: fluvial deposit
Archaeology: stone tools
Habitat comments: "silty to fine sandy alluvium"
stone tools are inventoried
Life forms: rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 162
Years: 1993
Sampling comments: "In 1993, a 5 x 6 m block was excavated 4 m deep"
there is no discussion of screenwashing
Sample: 3529
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-11 22:11:57
Modified: 2019-09-11 22:18:53
Abundance distribution
11 species
3 singletons
total count 162
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.668
geometric series k: 0.6267
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5384
Shannon's H: 1.2854
Good's u: 0.9815