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  • Usage in publication:
    • Glenerie limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Chadwick, G.H., 1908, Revision of "the New York series": Science, new series, v. 28, p. 346-348.


Summary:

Named the Glenerie limestone in NY for Glenerie mills at Glenerie Falls, Ulster Co., NY. Name is used for limestone occurring in the Oriskany group. Overlies the Connelly conglomerate and underlies the Esopus grit. The Glenerie is of Early Devonian age.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Glenerie limestone and chert
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Chadwick, G.H., 1944, Silurian and Devonian geology, with a chapter on glacial geology, Part II, IN Geology of the Catskill and Kaaterskill quadrangles: New York State Museum Bulletin, no. 336, 251 p. [Available online from the New York State Library Digital Collections: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/snaoOLN03o/NYSL/306100041/503/68511#TOP]


Summary:

Composition of the Glenerie limestone ranges from limestone to solid chert beds, soft shale, and conglomerate. Beds are very blue to nearly black in fresh exposures; characteristically weather buff brown. Thickness is about 30 ft in type exposure. Overlies the Port Ewen beds in type area, but overlies the Connelly conglomerate farther to south.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Glenerie Formation
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Monteverde, D.H., 1992, Bedrock geologic map of the Sussex County, New Jersey, portions of the Culvers Gap and Lake Maskenozha quadrangles: New Jersey Geological Survey Geologic Map, 92-1, scale 1:24,000


Summary:

Glenerie Formation mapped in northwestern NJ as lowest of three units in Oriskany Group. [Glenerie was originally assigned to the Oriskany by Chadwick (1908), but GNU records show no other reference with this allocation.] Described as medium- to dark-gray, fossiliferous, thin- to medium-bedded, cherty, fine-grained silty limestone. Unit is thin in the southwest and thickens to the northeast where it constitutes most of the Oriskany Group. Formation thickness ranges from 55 to 170 ft. Lower contact with Port Ewen Shale of Helderberg Group is gradational. Underlies Shriver Chert (middle unit of Oriskany), Ridgeley Sandstone (upper unit of Oriskany), or Esopus Formation. Age is Early Devonian.

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


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