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Geologic Unit: Pamelia
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  • Usage in publication:
    • Pamelia Formation
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Conkin, J.E., 1991, Middle Ordovician (Mohawkian) paracontinuous stratigraphy and metabentonites of eastern North America: University of Louisville Studies in Paleontology and Stratigraphy, no. 18, 54 p.


Summary:

Distinctive sequence of pink-magenta-gray-pastel green laminated and mud cracked limestones and dolomites in upper part of Pamelia Formation of Black River Group in NY and Ontario, CAN, here named Pittsburgh Quarry Bed. Thickness of the bed averages 2 ft and it occurs approximately 41 ft below the Pamelia-Lowville contact.

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


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