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Tradewater Formation

Tradewater Formation
StateKentucky
NameTradewater Formation
Geologic ageMiddle Pennsylvanian
Original map labelPAt
Commentsin western Kentucky, thickness is 175-190 m
Primary rock typesiltstone
Secondary rock typesandstone
Other rock typeslimestone; coal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 70% siltstone, 30 % sandstone, and incidental limestone and coal.
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 70% siltstone, 30 % sandstone, and incidental limestone and coal.
Incidental
Sedimentary > Coallithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 70% siltstone, 30 % sandstone, and incidental limestone and coal.
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 70% siltstone, 30 % sandstone, and incidental limestone and coal.
Map references
Noger, M.C., compiler, 1988, Geologic map of Kentucky: sesquicenntennial edition of the Kentucky Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey and the Kentucky Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.
Unit references
Noger, M.C., compiler, 1988, Geologic map of Kentucky: sesquicenntennial edition of the Kentucky Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey and the Kentucky Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.
Geographic coverageBreckinridge - Butler - Caldwell - Christian - Crittenden - Daviess - Grayson - Hancock - Hopkins - McLean - Muhlenberg - Ohio - Union - Webster

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