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Geologic Unit: Prout
Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Prout Limestone*
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Oliver, W.A., Jr., 2000, Stage boundary recognition in the Eastern Americas realm based on rugose corals: Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, no. 220, p. 7-57., Devonian Subcommission volume on boundary decisions


Summary:

Devonian (Givetian) Prout Limestone in OH contains corals superficially similar to those of lower part of Jaycox Shale Member of Ludlowville Formation in NY.

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


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