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|Name||Pulaski and Whetstone Gulf Formations|
|Geologic age||Upper Ordovician|
|Original map label||Opw|
|Comments||part of Lorraine, Trenton, and Black River Groups up to 1600 ft. (490 m). Secondary unit description from USGS website (ref. NY046) and reference NY035: Pulaski Formation of Late Ordovician age (Cincinnatian, Maysvillian to early Richmondian) is used in report. Nautiloid taxa of Maysvillian to early Richmondian strata on OH [Bull Fork Formation according to fig. 2] are also characteristic of "Lorraine fauna" of Foerste (1914). This fauna also is found in coeval Pulaski Formation in NY and Georgian Bay Formation in southern Ontario (Frey, 1995).|
|Primary rock type||siltstone|
|Secondary rock type||shale|
|Other rock types|
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone
NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey, NYS Museum Technology Center, 1999, 1:250,000 Bedrock geology of NYS, data is distributed in ARC/INFOr EXPORT format (with ".e00" extension) in 5 seperate files based on printed map sheets, http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/gis.html.
D. W. Fisher; Y. W. Isachsen, L. V. Rickard, 1970, Geologic Map of New York State, consisting of 5 sheets: Niagara, Finger Lakes, Hudson-Mohawk, Adirondack, and Lower Hudson, New York State Museum and Science Service, Map and Chart Series No. 15, scale 1:250000.
|Geographic coverage||Herkimer - Jefferson - Lewis - Oneida - Oswego - Washington|
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