Geologic Unit: Perryville
Perryville Limestone Member of Lexington Limestone (KY*)
Type area not designated. Occurs in vicinity of Perryville, Boyle Co., KY.
Faulconer Bed (KY*), Salvisa Bed (KY*), and Cornishville Bed (KY*)
Unit Name History:
First used (Nickles, 1905).
Designated the Perryville bed of Cynthiana formation (Foerste, 1909).
Used as Perryville member of Lexington limestone; Overview (Foerste, 1912) [From GNC index card files; not synopsized].
Used as Perryville limestone; Overview (Hamilton, 1948).
Revised (Neuman, 1967) [From GNC index card files; not synopsized].
Revised to Perryville Limestone Member of Lexington Limestone (Cressman and Hrabar, 1970).
Revised (Wolcott and Cressman, 1971; Cressman, 1972) [From GNC index card files; not synopsized].
Overview (Cressman, 1973; Weir and Cressman, 1978; Wahlman, 1992).
Age modified (Frey, 1995).
Note: If you need more information, please contact Nancy Stamm (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 ([ ]).
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, USA
Database project personnel
Last modified: 15-Jan-2013