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  • Usage in publication:
    • Devil's Hollow division
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Cincinnati arch
Publication:

McFarlan, A.C., and White, W.H., 1948, Trenton and pre-Trenton of Kentucky: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 32, no. 8, p. 1627-1646. [Available online, with subscription, from AAPG archives: http://www.aapg.org/datasystems or http://search.datapages.com]


Summary:

Named Devil's Hollow division of the upper Lexington limestone. Proposed for post-Woodburn "Perryville" of the upper Lexington limestone in Frankfort-Versailles area. Term Perryville formerly applied to these beds is a synonym of Benson. The 25 feet at type section includes 15 feet of "Faulconer" rock and 10 ft of "Salvisa." Regarded as a facies of upper Woodburn and probably also lowermost Cynthiana.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Devils Hollow Member
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Cincinnati arch
Publication:

Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Devils Hollow Member*
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Cincinnati arch
Publication:

Black, D.F.B., Cressman, E.R., and MacQuown, W.C., Jr., 1965, The Lexington Limestone (Middle Ordovician) of central Kentucky, IN Contributions to stratigraphy, 1965: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1224-C, p. C1-C29.


Summary:

Devils Hollow Member reassigned to Lexington Limestone. Formerly assigned to Cynthiana Formation which is abandoned.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Devils Hollow Member*
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Cincinnati arch
Publication:

Wahlman, G.P., 1992, Middle and Upper Ordovician symmetrical univalved mollusks (Monoplacophora and Bellerophontina) of the Cincinnati arch region, IN Pojeta, John, Jr., ed., Contributions to the Ordovician paleontology of Kentucky and nearby states: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 1066-O, p. O1-O203.


Summary:

The Devils Hollow Member of the Lexington Limestone consists of 15 feet of coarse-grained, gastropod coquina overlain by 10 feet of micritic limestone containing ostracodes. Unit also includes brachiopods and pelecypods. Conformably overlies and intertongues with the Tanglewood Limestone Member of the Lexington and underlies the Millersburg Member of the Lexington. The environment of deposition is interpreted to be shallow subtidal to intertidal.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Devils Hollow Member*
  • Modifications:
    • Age modified
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Cincinnati arch

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