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Geologic Unit: Clore

Usage:

Clore Formation (IL)
Clore Formation of Pope Group (IL)
Clore Limestone (IL*,IN,KY*)
Clore Limestone of Buffalo Wallow Group (IN-subsurface)
Clore Limestone Member of Leitchfield Formation (KY)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in IL,KY: Cora Member, Ford Station Member, Tygett Member or Tygett Sandstone Member.


Geologic age:

Late Mississippian (Serpukhovian; late Chesterian)*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Named from Clore School, Randolph Co., IL. Typically exposed in heads of ravines along southwest side of high ridge extending from Clore School to Randolph County Farm (Weller, 1913).


AAPG geologic province:

Illinois 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 ([ ]).