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Geologic Unit: Louisville

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Louisville Limestone Bed of Howard Limestone Member of Shawnee Formation (KS,NE) replaced with Stoner Limestone Member of Stanton Limestone. See Stoner.)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)


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

Exposed at base of slope west of South Bend and in upper slopes eastward to Louisville, Cass Co., southeastern NE. Origin of name not stated by authors, but probably named from Louisville, Sarpy Co., southeastern NE (Condra and Bengtson, 1915).


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline


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

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"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 ([ ]).