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Middle Devonian (Givetian) Silica Formation of Northwest Ohio - Description and Road Log

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dc.creator Camp, Mark J. en_US
dc.creator Hatfield, Craig Bond en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-07-07T17:57:34Z
dc.date.available 2006-07-07T17:57:34Z
dc.date.issued 1991-03 en_US
dc.identifier.citation The Ohio Journal of Science. v91, n1 (March, 1991), 27-34 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-0950 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/23427
dc.description Author Institution: Department of Geology, The University of Toledo en_US
dc.description.abstract Middle Devonian marine strata are examined in this field trip to the former Medusa South-South Quarry (now the property of the France Stone Company) at the famous Silica locality of Lucas County in northwest Ohio. The formations exposed are the Dundee Limestone, Silica Formation, and Ten Mile Creek Dolomite. Lithologies and profuse fossil content of the Silica Formation suggest an open marine depositional setting contiguous with seas in Ontario and New York. Biostratigraphy indicates correlation of the Silica Formation with part of the Hamilton Group of New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia; with the Plum Brook Shale of north-central Ohio; with the Bell Shale of Michigan; and, with the Hungry Hollow Formation of southwestern Ontario. en_US
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dc.title Middle Devonian (Givetian) Silica Formation of Northwest Ohio - Description and Road Log en_US