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Geologic Unit: Steam Corners

Usage:

Steam Corners member [informal] of Copper Ridge dolomite (informal) (OH-subsurface)


Subunits:

Krysik sandstone facies (informal).


Geologic age:

Late Cambrian


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

Type section (subsurface): depth-interval 4,045 to 4,100 ft, type well Pan American No. 1 Windbigler, Section 18, Troy Twp., Morrow Co., OH. Named from Steam Corners, at junction of OH Route 314 and Route 37 (Steam Corners-Lexington Road), Blooming Grove 7.5-min quadrangle, OH (Coogan and Maki, 1988).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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