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Geologic Unit: Anderdon

Usage:

Anderdon Limestone Member of Lucas Formation (MI*,OH*)
Anderdon Formation of Detroit River Group (MI)
Anderdon Limestone (MI*)
Anderdon Limestone of Detroit River Group (OH)


Geologic age:

Middle Devonian*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name: (See Canadian Lexicon)

Type area: western Ontario, Canada. Named from exposure in Anderdon (Brunner, Mond Canada, Ltd.) quarry about 1.25 mi north of Amherstburg, Ontario (Sherzer and Grabau, 1908).


AAPG geologic province:

Michigan basin*


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).