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  • Usage in publication:
    • Hogskin member
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Shale
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Cooper, G.A., 1956, Chazyan and related brachiopods [U.S.-Canada]: Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, v. 127, pt. 1, 1245 p.


Summary:

Named the Hogskin member of the Lincolnshire formation in Grainger Co., northeastern TN. Derivation of name not stated but name is credited to B.N. Cooper. Consists of yellow-weathering shale and cobbly limestone, both of "Ottosee type" and usually confused with that formation. Member overlies Eidson member of the Lincolnshire and underlies the Ward Cove or Rockdell formations. The Hogskin is of Middle Ordovician age.

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


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