Utica Shale (NY*,MI*,PA*,IN*,OH*)
Utica Formation (PA)
Flat Creek Member (NY) and Indian Castle Member (NY).
Type area: well exposed in the Starch Factory Creek to the east of Utica. Named from City of Utica, Oneida Co., NY (Ruedemann, 1912).
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