Ste. Genevieve and St. Louis Limestones, undivided

Ste. Genevieve and St. Louis Limestones, undivided; includes Salem Limestone west of Christian County
State Kentucky
Name Ste. Genevieve and St. Louis Limestones, undivided
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively the units are about 90% limestone (some oolitic, some with chert nodules, some silty), 8% dolostone (dolomite), and incidental chert beds and sandstone
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively the units are about 90% limestone (some oolitic, some with chert nodules, some silty), 8% dolostone (dolomite), and incidental chert beds and sandstone
Sedimentary > Chemical > Chert (Bed)lithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively the units are about 90% limestone (some oolitic, some with chert nodules, some silty), 8% dolostone (dolomite), and incidental chert beds and sandstone
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively the units are about 90% limestone (some oolitic, some with chert nodules, some silty), 8% dolostone (dolomite), and incidental chert beds and sandstone
Comments in west-central Kentucky, the thickness of the St. Genevieve ranges from 0-60 m and the St. Louis ranges from 55-90 m; in south-central Kentucky, the thickness of the St. Genevieve ranges from 10-25 m and the St. Louis ranges from 20-50 m
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.

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