Cumberland Formation and Leipers and Catheys (?) Limestones, undivided

Cumberland Formation and Leipers and Catheys (?) Limestones, undivided; in southernmost Kentucky
State Kentucky
Name Cumberland Formation and Leipers and Catheys (?) Limestones, undivided
Geologic age Ordovician
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 60% limestone, 30% dolostone (dolomite) and 10% calcareous shale
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shalelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 60% limestone, 30% dolostone (dolomite) and 10% calcareous shale
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Dolostonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; collectively these units are about 60% limestone, 30% dolostone (dolomite) and 10% calcareous shale
Comments in south-central Kentucky, thickness of Cumberland is 0-45 m, the Leipers is 35-55 m thick and the Catheys is at least 25+ m thick
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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Counties Adair - Allen - Casey - Clinton - Cumberland - Metcalfe - Monroe - Russell