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

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 three uncalibrated dates ranging from 9920 +/- 60 to 7420 +/- 60 14C yr B.P.
Climate and habitat
Lithology: claystone
Taphonomic context: fluvial deposit
Archaeology: stone tools
Habitat comments: "a channel facies marked by channel cut and fill stratigraphic boundaries and cross-bedded sands" and "distal alluvial fan deposits"
stone tools are inventoried
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals, birds
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 8
Years: 1993
Sampling comments: "In 1993, a 5 x 6 m block was excavated 4 m deep"
there is no discussion of screenwashing
Sample: 3532
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-11 22:25:44
Modified: 2019-09-11 22:25:44
Abundance distribution
5 species
3 singletons
total count 8
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 5.705
geometric series k: 0.7598
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7143
Shannon's H: 1.4942
Good's u: 0.6576