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  • Usage in publication:
    • Kingdom formation
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Sandstone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Wisconsin arch
Publication:

Templeton, J.S., and Willman, H.B., 1952, Guidebook for the 16th annual field conference, central northern Illinois: Tri-State Annual Field Conference Guidebook, October 11-12, 1952, no. 16, 47 p., Also issued as Illinois State Geol. Survey Gdbk., 2nd ser., 1952. http://archive.org/details/guidebookforsixt02tris


Summary:

Figs. 3, 12. Kingdom formation of Ancell group. Consists of argillaceous silty fine- and coarse-grained sandstone about 9 feet thick. Shown on columnar section as underlying Daysville formation (new) and unconformably overlying St. Peter sandstone. Age is Middle Ordovician.
[Notable exposures in Dixon-Oregon area, northern IL.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 2015).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Kingdom Sandstone Member
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Wisconsin arch
Publication:

Willman, H.B., Atherton, Elwood, Buschbach, T.C., Collinson, Charles, Frye, J.C., Hopkins, M.E., Lineback, J.A., and Simon, J.A., 1975, Handbook of Illinois stratigraphy: Illinois Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 95, 261 p.


Summary:

Pg. 53 (fig. O-4), 63 (fig. O-15), 64. Kingdom Sandstone Member of Glenwood Formation of Ancell Group (J.S. Templeton and H.B. Willman, 1963, Illinois Geol. Survey Bull., no. 89). Thickness 0 to 40 feet; 7.9 feet thick at type section. Basal member of Glenwood Formation. Underlies Daysville Dolomite Member of Glenwood. Overlies Tonti Sandstone Member of St. Peter Sandstone. Equivalent to lower part of Nokomis Member of Glenwood farther north. Age is Middle Ordovician (Blackriverian).
Type section: ravine in NE/4 SE/4 NW/4 sec. 36, T. 23 N., R. 9 E., 3 mi north of Kingdom, [Grand Detour 7.5-min quadrangle], Ogle Co., northern IL. Named from Kingdom, [Grand Detour 7.5-min quadrangle], Lee Co., northern IL.

Source: Publication.


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Kingdom Member
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Lincoln anticline
Publication:

Thompson, T.L., 2001, Lexicon of stratigraphic nomenclature in Missouri: Missouri Division of Geology and Land Survey Report of Investigations, no. 73, 371 p.


Summary:

Pg. 154. Kingdom Member of St. Peter Sandstone. Sandy to shaly, forms lower beds of Glenwood Formation to north and separates Starved Rock and Tonti Members of the St. Peter Sandstone to south. Age is Ordovician (Mohawkian).
(See also T.L. Thompson, 1991, Paleozoic succession in Missouri, Missouri Div. Geol. Land Survey Rpt. Inv., no. 70, Part 2, Ordovician System, 282 p.)

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