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Geologic Unit: Lillydale

Usage:

Lillydale Shale of Mauch Chunk Group (WV)
Lillydale Shale Member of Bluefield Formation (WV,VA)


Geologic age:

Late Mississippian (Chesterian)


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

About 4 mi southwest of Union in vicinity of Lillydale, Monroe Co., WV (Reger, 1926).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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