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Geologic Unit: Laurel

Usage:

Laurel Dolomite (KY*,OH*)
Laurel Limestone (IN*)
Laurel Formation of Wayne Group (TN*)
Laurel Member of Salamonie Dolomite (IN)

Laurel Limestone of Wayne Group (TN)
Laurel Limestone Member of Wayne Formation (TN*)
Laurel Limestone Member of Bainbridge Formation (MO)
Laurel Member of Alger Formation (OH)


Geologic age:

Early Silurian*


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

Laurel, Franklin Co., IN (Foerste, 1896).


AAPG geologic province:

Cincinnati arch*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).