Salem, Warsaw, and Harrodsburg Limestones, undivided

Salem, Warsaw, and Harrodsburg Limestones, undivided
State Kentucky
Name Salem, Warsaw, and Harrodsburg Limestones, undivided
Geologic age Mississippian
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; ccollectively the units are about 70% limestone, 10% dolostone (dolomite), and 20% calcareous interbedded shale, siltstone, and sandstone
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; ccollectively the units are about 70% limestone, 10% dolostone (dolomite), and 20% calcareous interbedded shale, siltstone, and sandstone
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Calcareous)lithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; ccollectively the units are about 70% limestone, 10% dolostone (dolomite), and 20% calcareous interbedded shale, siltstone, and sandstone
Comments in west-central Kentucky, thickness of Salem ranges from 25-45 m and the Harrodsburg ranges from 5-20 m; in south-central Kentucky the thickness of the Salem and Warsaw collectively ranges from 10-45 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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