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  • Usage in publication:
    • Elbow Ridge sandstone member
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Sandstone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Swartz, F.M., 1939, The Keyser limestone and Helderberg group, IN Willard, Bradford, Swartz, F.M., and Cleaves, A.B., The Devonian of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey General Geology Report, 4th series, no. 19-G, p. 29-91.


Summary:

Pg. 86. Elbow Ridge sandstone member of Coeymans limestone. Thick-bedded quartzitic sandstone, some crinoidal stems. Thickness about 11 feet. Age is Devonian.
Section is on south side of Licking Creek where it bends southward across MD line, and across northeastern end of Elbow Ridge. It is several hundred feet west of bridge crossing creek about 1 mi east of Warren Point and 1.5 mi southwest of Yeakle Mill, Franklin Co., southern PA.

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