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Geologic Unit: Leetonia

Usage:

Leetonia limestone (informal) (OH)

Informal. The rank or lithologic term should not be capitalized.


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian


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

Type section (=Salem limestone of Stout and Lamborn, 1924, Ohio Geol. Survey Bull., no. 28): along abandoned Y & O RR at deserted mine of Salem Mining Company, in NW/4 sec. 3, Salem Twp., Columbiana Co. Named from town of Leetonia, Columbiana Co., eastern OH (Denton and ohters, 1961).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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