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  • Usage in publication:
    • Boggs member
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Stout, Wilber, 1918, Geology of Muskingum County: Ohio Division of Geological Survey Bulletin, 4th series, no. 21, 351 p.


Summary:

Boggs member of Pottsville formation is new name for hard dense, bluish gray, fossiliferous, rather siliceous, marine limestone for equivalent of Boggs iron ore of Scioto Co. In places also represented by flint. Thickness 1 to 3 feet. Lies 9 feet 4 inches below Flint Ridge coal and 0 to 5 feet above Lower Mercer or No. 3 coal in Muskingum Co., southeastern OH. Age is Pennsylvanian.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Boggs member
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Flint, N.K., 1951, Geology of Perry County: Ohio Division of Geological Survey Bulletin, 4th series, no. 48, 234 p.


Summary:

Boggs member included at top of Lower Mercer cyclothem in Perry Co., OH. Thickness about 1 foot. Overlies unnamed shale; underlies Flint Ridge shale and (or) sandstone.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Boggs Limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

DeLong, R.M., and White, G.W., 1963, Geology of Stark County: Ohio Division of Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 61, 209 p.


Summary:

Boggs used in this report as unit of formation rank in Pottsville Group.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Boggs limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Rice, C.L., Hiett, J.K., and Koozmin, E.D., 1994, Glossary of Pennsylvanian stratigraphic names, central Appalachian basin, IN Rice, C.L., ed., Elements of Pennsylvanian stratigraphy, central Appalachian basin: Geological Society of America Special Paper, 294, p. 115-155.


Summary:

According to M.C. Hansen of the Ohio Geological Survey (oral commun., 1992), Boggs marine limestone has been renamed Blunt Run limestone for stream of same name that contains type section in Muskingum Co., OH. Limestone occurs in upper part of Pottsville Formation above Lower Mercer coal.

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


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