Benner Limestone of Black River Group (PA)
Benner Formation (PA*)
Type section: in Pennsylvania RR cut at Union Furnace, Huntingdon Co., PA. Named from Benner Twp., Centre Co., where recognized in section near Bellefonte (Kay, 1944).
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