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  • Usage in publication:
    • Louisville limestone member
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Nemaha anticline
Publication:

Condra, G.E., and Bengtson, N.A., 1915, The Pennsylvanian formations of southeastern Nebraska: Nebraska Academy of Sciences Publications, v. 9, no. 2, 60 p., See also "Modern classifications of the Pennsylvanian rocks of eastern Kansas and southeastern Nebraska," compiled by M.G. Wilmarth, Secretary of Committee on Geologic Names, USGS unpub. corr. chart, Oct. 1936, sheet 1


Summary:

Pg. 7, 23. Louisville limestone (member of Braddyville formation) is exposed at base of slope west of South Bend and in the upper slopes eastward to Louisville. Is main ledge in upper Atwood quarry in Cedar Creek Valley and in north side of Platte Valley from State fish hatcheries to Meadow. Is main quarry ledge in abandoned Murphy and Green quarries west of Meadow. Thickness 10 to 12 feet. Is thin-bedded in upper part, but most of it is massive, hard, and compact. Is blue gray and weathers light. Lies 6 to 10 feet below South Bend limestone and higher than Meadow limestone. Age is Pennsylvanian. Report includes measured sections, cross sections.
Exposed at base of slope west of South Bend and in upper slopes eastward to Louisville, Cass Co., southeastern NE. Named from Louisville, Sarpy Co., southeastern NE.

Source: US geologic names lexicons (USGS Bull. 896, p. 1222-1223; USGS Bull. 1200, p. 2245); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 1, Oct. 1936; supplemental information from GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • "Louisville limestone" bed
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Forest City basin
Publication:

Condra, G.E., 1927, The stratigraphy of the Pennsylvanian system in Nebraska: Nebraska Geological Survey Bulletin, 2nd series, no. 1, 291 p., See also "Modern classifications of the Pennsylvanian rocks of eastern Kansas and southeastern Nebraska," compiled by M.G. Wilmarth, Secretary of Committee on Geologic Names, USGS unpub. corr. chart, Oct. 1936, sheet 1


Summary:

Pg. 42, 55, 56. "Louisville limestone" bed of Howard limestone member of Shawnee formation. Although "Louisville limestone" is preoccupied, it is in use for top member of Howard limestone member in Nebraska. Age is Late Pennsylvanian (Missouri age). Report includes cross sections, measured sections, geologic maps, stratigraphic tables.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 1222-1223); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 1, Oct. 1936; supplemental information from GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Louisville limestone‚Ć
  • Modifications:
    • Abandoned
Publication:

Condra, G.E., 1930, Correlation of the Pennsylvanian beds in the Platte and Jones Point sections of Nebraska: Nebraska Geological Survey Bulletin, 2nd series, no. 3, 57 p., See also "Modern classifications of the Pennsylvanian rocks of eastern Kansas and southeastern Nebraska," compiled by M.G. Wilmarth, Secretary of Committee on Geologic Names, USGS unpub. corr. chart, Oct. 1936, sheet 1


Summary:

Pg. 11, 27. Louisville limestone is preoccupied, hence Stoner limestone is proposed for this unit, to include also Kiewitz shale and so-called Du Bois limestone. The "Louisville limestone," Kiewitz shale, Du Bois limestone, Severy shale, Topeka limestone, and Meadow limestone are parts of Stanton limestone member. Age is Pennsylvanian.
[GNC remark (October, 1936, GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 1): R.C. Moore, 1936 (Kansas Geol. Survey Bull., no. 22, p. 134, 252) abandoned Kiewitz and Louisville.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 1223); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 1, Oct. 1936.


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Louisville limestone‚Ć
  • Modifications:
    • Abandoned

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