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Geologic Unit: Edwardsville

Usage:

Edwardsville Formation of Borden Group (IN*)
Edwardsville Member of Muldraugh Formation (IN)


Subunits:

Brownstown Hills Sandstone Member (IN), Cutright Sandstone Member (IN), Dry Creek Sandstone Member (IN), Floyds Knob Member (IN), Mount Ebel Sandstone Member (IN), Weed Patch Member (IN)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early*


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

Village of Edwardsville, 4.5 mi west of New Albany, near center NE/4 sec. 1, T. 3 S., R. 5 E., Floyd Co., southeastern IN (Stockdale, 1929).


AAPG geologic province:

Cincinnati arch*


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 ([ ]).