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Geologic Unit: Deicke

Usage:
Deicke Bentonite Bed of Castlewood Member of Spechts Ferry Formation (MO,IL,IA,WI)
Deicke Bentonite Bed of Decorah Formation (MN*,IA)
Deicke Metabentonite [Bed] of Carimona Member of Spechts Ferry Formation (MN,IA,WI)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Tyrone Limestone (KY)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Eggleston Formation (VA,TN,WV)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Carters Limestone (TN,GA,AL)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Moccasin Formation (VA,TN,WV)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Chicamauga Formation (AL)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Colvin Mountain Sandstone (AL,GA)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Bays Formation (TN)
/Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Stones River Group (AL)

Age:
Ordovician, Middle*
Champlainian*
Rocklandian*








Geologic Province:
Ozark uplift
Wisconsin arch
Illinois basin
Sioux uplift*
Ozark uplift
Cincinnati arch*
Appalachian basin




Areal Extent:
MO
IL
IA
WI
MN*
KY*
VA
TN
GA
AL
WV

Type Locality:
Type section: Mincke Section, in south bluff of Meramec River along St. Louis-San Francisco RR, 0.25 mi northeast of Mincke Siding, in center E/2 SE/4 SE/4 sec. 21, T. 44 N., R. 4 E., St. Louis Co., MO. Named from town of Deicke, 3.2 km southwest of type section (Willman and Kolata, 1978).

Unit Name History:
Named (Willman and Kolata, 1978) [From GNC index card files; not synopsized].
Extended into MN (Kolata and others, 1986) [From GNC index card files; not synopsized].
Correlations (Kolata and others, 1987) [From GNC index card files; not synopsized].
Areal limits (Huff and Kolata, 1990).
Revised (Conkin, 1991).
Revised; Areal limits; Extended into WV (Haynes, 1992).
Areal limits; Overview (Haynes, 1994).
Overview (Frey, 1995).

Note: If you need more information, please contact Nancy Stamm (nstamm@usgs.gov).
Asterisks (*) indicate usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" implies that a name has been abandoned or that it has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ().

Slashes (/) indicate unit name usage violates the 1983 North American Stratigraphic Code. This violation may be explained within brackets ([ ]).






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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013