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  • Usage in publication:
    • Monte Sana
  • Modifications:
    • First used
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Ulrich, E.O., 1911, Revision of the Paleozoic systems: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 22, p. 281-680.


Summary:

Monte Sana is used in "General time scale" to include Tribune, Cypress, and Ste. Genevieve. There is no definition.

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


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  • Usage in publication:
    • Montesano group
  • Modifications:
    • First used
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Ulrich, E.O., 1916, The Chester controversy [abs.]: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 27, p. 157.


Summary:

Casual reference to the lower or Montesano group of the Chester, but no definition.

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


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  • Usage in publication:
    • Montesano limestone, group
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Illinois basin
Publication:

Ulrich, E.O., 1917, The formations of the Chester series in western Kentucky and their correlates elsewhere: Kentucky Geological Survey [Report], 4th series, v. 5, pt. 1, 272 p., Prepared in cooperation with USGS


Summary:

Montesano limestone and Montesano group are used several times in this report to include Gasper oolite, Aux Vases sandstone, Ste. Genevieve limestone, and equivalent formations in KY and IL. Underlies Cypress or Hartselle sandstone and unconformably overlies St. Louis limestone. [Corresponds to lower part of Chester group.]

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


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  • Usage in publication:
    • Monte Sano limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
    • Cincinnati arch

Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Monte Sano Group
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Illinois basin
Publication:

Swann, D.H., 1963, Classification of Genevievian and Chesterian (Late Mississippian) rocks in Illinois: Illinois Geological Survey Report of Investigations, no. 216, 91 p.


Summary:

Abandoned name used in KY and IL largely for rocks of Genevievian and Gasperian age, particularly where they are limestone. It probably included younger rocks elsewhere. Used by Ulrich in 1911 in a table only. It was first clearly defined by him in 1917 for exposures at Monte Sano, Huntsville quad, Madison Co., AL.

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


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