Allentown Member of Kittatinny Limestone (NJ)
Allentown Limestone (PA)
Allentown Formation (NJ,PA)
Allentown Dolomite (NJ*,PA*)
Allentown Dolomite of Kittatinny Supergroup (NJ*,PA*)
FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical): Limeport Member (NJ), Maiden Creek Member (PA*), Muhlenberg Member (PA*), Tuckerton Member (PA*).
Late Cambrian and Early Ordovician(?)*
Named from exposures along Lehigh and Jordan Creeks in vicinity of Allentown, Lehigh Valley district, eastern PA (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).
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