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  • Usage in publication:
    • Bushberg Sandstone*
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  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Ozark uplift
Publication:

Harrison, R.W., 1997, Bedrock geologic map of the St. Louis 30' x 60' quadrangle, Missouri and Illinois: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map, I-2533, 2 sheets, 7 p., scale 1:100,000 [http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Prodesc/proddesc_13024.htm]


Summary:

Bushberg Sandstone mapped in St. Louis, MO, area. Consists of yellow- to yellowish-brown, fine- to coarse-grained, friable quartz sandstone. Consists of a discontinuous, single massive bed. Thickness is 0 to 25 ft (0 to 8 m). On geologic map, included with overlying Chouteau Limestone, but is shown separately on cross sections.

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


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