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  • Usage in publication:
    • Anderdon limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Michigan basin
Publication:

Sherzer, W.H., and Grabau, A.W., 1908, Devonic elements in the late Siluric fauna of southern Michigan: Science, new series, v. 27, p. 157-159, 408.


Summary:

Anderdon limestone (new name) in most localities is a more or less continuous coral and STROMATOPORA reef, very fossiliferous. Is middle member of Upper Monroe [Detroit River dolomite.] Assigned to Lower Devonian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Anderdon Limestone*
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Michigan basin
Publication:

Oliver, W.A., Jr., 1997, Ptenophyllids in eastern North America, IN Avlar, H., Poll, K., and Strauch, F., eds., [Contributions to the coral research and museum work; Klemens Oekentorp commemorative volume]: Coral Research Bulletin, v. 5, p. 203-209.


Summary:

Anderdon Limestone. Follows usage of Linsley and Kesling (1982, Journal of Paleontology, v. 56, p. 1079-1092).

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


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