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  • Usage in publication:
    • Kerbel Formation
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Sandstone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Janssens, Adriaan, 1973, Stratigraphy of the Cambrian and Lower Ordovician rocks in Ohio: Ohio Division of Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 64, 197 p.


Summary:

Named the Kerbel Formation in the subsurface of OH for the Kerbel well, Woodville Township, Sandusky Co., OH. Consists of fine- to coarse-grained sandstone that is dolomitic in upper part. Thickness is 0 to 52 meters. Overlies the Eau Claire and Conasauga Formations and underlies the Knox Dolomite. The Kerbel is of Late Cambrian age.

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


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Kerbel Formation*
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Ryder, R.T., 1992, Stratigraphic framework of Cambrian and Ordovician rocks in the central Appalachian basin from Morrow County, Ohio, to Pendleton County, West Virginia, IN Evolution of sedimentary basins; Appalachian basin: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1839-G, p. G1-G25.


Summary:

The Kerbel Formation is recognized in the subsurface of the Waverly arch in north-central OH. Overlies the Conasauga Formation and underlies the Knox Dolomite. The Kerbel is of Late Cambrian (Franconian) age.

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


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