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Geologic Unit: Rose Run

Usage:

Rose Run Sandstone (OH*,KY*,PA,NY,WV)
Rose Run Formation of Knox Supergroup (KY,OH)
Rose Run Sandstone of Beekmantown Group (OH)
Rose Run Sandstone of Knox Group (KY*,WV)
Rose Run Sandstone Member of Knox Dolomite (OH*)


Geologic age:

Cambrian, Late*
Ordovician, Early*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Type section (subsurface): Well no. 11 drilled by Judy and Young on property of Rose Run Iron Company, Bath Co., eastern KY. Property is drained by Rose Run Creek (McGuire and Howell, 1963).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

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

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).

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