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  • Usage in publication:
    • Camillus shale
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Shale
    • Gypsum
    • Dolomite
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Clarke, J.M., 1903, Classification of New York series of geologic formations: New York State Museum Handbook, no. 19, 28 p.


Summary:

Named as part of the Salina beds. Consists of shale (gypsum and platten dolomites). Underlies Bertie waterlime; overlies Syracuse salt. Age is Silurian.
Named from exposures at Camillus, Onondaga Co., central NY.

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


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

Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Camillus shale
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
    • Age modified
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Swartz, C.K. (chairman), 1942, Correlation of the Silurian formations of North America; [Chart No. 3]: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 53, no. 4, p. 533-538.


Summary:

Chart 3. Camillus shale of Salina group. Occurs above Syracuse salt and below Bertie waterline. Age is Late Silurian (Cayugan).

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 592-593).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Camillus Shale
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Heyman, Louis, 1977, Tully (Middle Devonian) to Queenston (Upper Ordovician) correlations in the subsurface of western Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey Mineral Resource Report, 4th series, no. 73.


Summary:

Shown in the subsurface in several wells in OH, PA, WV; this report extends the Camillus from NY into the subsurface of these States.

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


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