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

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 as immediately west of the Butte Mountains (coordinate based on Butte Mountains)
there are six uncalibrated dates ranging from 10060 +/- 50 to 8560 +/- 100 14C yr B.P.
Climate and habitat
Lithology: claystone
Taphonomic context: lake deposit
Archaeology: stone tools
Habitat comments: "a dark brown, silty clay organic-rich zone" that "represents either a shallow pond deposit or wetland soil"
stone tools are inventoried
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals, birds
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 24
Years: 1993
Sampling comments: "In 1993, a 5 x 6 m block was excavated 4 m deep"
there is no discussion of screenwashing
Sample: 3531
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-11 22:22:27
Modified: 2019-09-11 22:22:27
Abundance distribution
7 species
4 singletons
total count 24
standardised richness: 7.9
Fisher's α: 3.322
geometric series k: 0.6441
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6014
Shannon's H: 1.3498
Good's u: 0.8369