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Limestone bodies in the Fort Payne Formation

Limestone bodies in the Fort Payne Formation; including Cane Valley Limestone Member
State Kentucky
Name Limestone bodies in the Fort Payne Formation
Geologic age Mississippian
Comments south-central Kentucky; two major limestone bodies each of which ranges from 0-60 m thick
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestonelithologies and lithology percentages estimated from stratigraphic column on paper source map; unit is 100% limestone
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.
Counties Adair - Clinton - Cumberland - Green - Metcalfe - Monroe - Russell - Taylor - Wayne