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Delaware Limestone

Delaware Limestone - Limestone; gray to brown; thin to massive bedded; argillaceous partings, nodules and layers, carbonaceous, petroliferous odor; as much as 45 feet thick.
State Ohio
Name Delaware Limestone
Geologic age Devonian
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (carbonaceous)gray to brown; thin to massive bedded; argillaceous partings, nodules and layers, carbonaceous, petroliferous odor; as much as 45 feet thick.
Map references
Digital Ohio map from CD produced as a result of a contract between the U.S. Geological Survey and the Ohio Geological Survey. Released with permission of the Ohio Geological Survey, June 2005.
Unit references
Digital Ohio map from CD produced as a result of a contract between the U.S. Geological Survey and the Ohio Geological Survey. Released with permission of the Ohio Geological Survey, June 2005.
File of unit descriptions received from Ohio Geological Survey.
Counties Crawford - Delaware - Erie - Franklin - Huron - Marion - Sandusky - Seneca - Union