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

Cooper, B.N., and Prouty, C.E., 1943, Stratigraphy of the lower Middle Ordovician of Tazewell County, Virginia: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 54, no. 6, p. 819-886.


Summary:

Named Lincolnshire limestone member of the Cliffield formation for a branch tributary of the Clinch River called Lincolnshire in Tazewell Co., VA. In Tazewell Co., the Chazyan and Black River groups of Butts (1940) are subdivided into 29 zones. The Lincolnshire limestone member of the Cliffield formation (zones 1-9) is proposed for zone 5, which consists of brownish-gray to black medium-grained irregularly bedded limestone averaging 60 feet thick (thickness at type locality is 102 feet). The Lincolnshire limestone member overlies the Five Oaks limestone member and underlies the Ward Cove limestone member, both of the Cliffield formation. The Lincolnshire is of Middle Ordovician age.

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Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Lincolnshire limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Cooper, B.N., 1944, Geology and mineral resources of the Burkes Garden quadrangle, Virginia: Virginia Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 60, 299 p.


Summary:

The Lincolnshire is raised to formation rank as the Lincolnshire limestone of the Cliffield group in the valley between Brushy and Walker Mountains. The Lincolnshire is the Leonir of Butts in belts southwest of Clinch Mountain but not the same as the Lenoir identified by Butts in some areas north of Clinch Mountain.

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

Cooper, B.N., and Cooper, G.A., 1946, Lower Middle Ordovician stratigraphy of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 57, no. 1, p. 35-113.


Summary:

The Lincolnshire limestone is geographically extended to northeastern TN.

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Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Lincolnshire formation
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • 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 Eidson member of the Lincolnshire formation for Eidson, Hawkins Co., northeastern TN. Member is thin part of Lincolnshire that underlies the Hogskin shale. Consists of dark limestone containing black chert. Unit is present in Clinch, Hogskin, and Beaver Valleys. The Eidson is of Middle Ordovician age. Also 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.

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

Harris, L.D., and Miller, R.L., 1958, Geology of the Duffield quadrangle, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map, GQ-111, scale 1:24,000 [http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Prodesc/proddesc_556.htm]


Summary:

The Lincolnshire limestone of Middle Ordovician age is adopted for use by the U.S. Geological Survey for that part of the Duffield quadrangle southeast of the Clinchport fault. Unit is 45 feet thick and consists of dark-gray arenite-textured limestone with abundant olive-black chert nodules and wavy partings spaced 1 inch apart.

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

Milici, R.C. (compiler), Spiker, C.T., Jr. (compiler), and Wilson, J.M. (compiler), 1963, Geologic map of Virginia: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, scale 1:500,000


Summary:

On the Geologic map of Virginia, the Lincolnshire is revised as the Lincolnshire Formation.

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

Ruppel, S.C., and Walker, K.R., 1984, Petrology and depositional history of a Middle Ordovician carbonate platform; Chickamauga Group, northeastern Tennessee: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 95, no. 5, p. 568-583.


Summary:

The Lincolnshire Formation is considered one of nine formations in the Chickamauga Group in northeastern TN. Consists of thick-bedded, light gray to pink, medium- to coarse-grained limestone of constant 100 meter thickness. Unit thins to southeast where it grades into Lenoir Formation. The Lincolnshire overlies the Five Oaks Formation and underlies the Rockdell Formation, both of the Chickamauga Group.

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Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Lincolnshire Limestone*
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • 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:

In cross-section E-E', extended into WV subsurface, in Pendleton Co. drillhole. In vicinity of Harrisonburg, VA, the Lincolnshire is not a member of Black River Group but is its equivalent.

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