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Geologic Unit: Mariah Hill

Usage:

Mariah Hill Coal Member of Mansfield Formation of Raccoon Creek Group (IN)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian, Early


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

Coal bed mined by Mariah Hill Super Block Coal Company, in secs. 19 and 20, T. 4 S., R. 4 W., 2.4 km (1.4 mi) southeast of Mariah Hill, Spencer Co., south-central IN (Shaver and others, 1970).
Indiana geologists credit name to [Franklin] (1944, Illinois Acad. Sci. Trans., v. 37, p. 87, 89).


AAPG geologic province:

Illinois basin


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