Show simple item record Smith, Ned M. 2013-02-21T17:33:23Z 2013-02-21T17:33:23Z 1965
dc.identifier.citation Smith, Ned M., 1965, The Sanders Group and Subjacent Muldraugh Formation (Mississippian) in Indiana. Department of Natural Resources Geological Survey Report of Progress 29, 20 p. 2 fig. en
dc.description.abstract Lithologic similarities between the Salem Limestone and the subjacent Harrodsburg Limestone, redefined here, indicate a close relationship between these formations, which are assigned to a new rock unit, the Sanders Group (middle Mississippian). The Harrodsburg Limestone is redefilled to exclude a dissimilar unit, the Ramp Creek Limestone Member. which is reassigned to the highest formation (Muldraugh) of the Borden Group; thus the Borden Group is modified by the addition of the Ramp Creek. The Ramp Creek is expanded to include subjacent rocks of similar lithologies that were formerly classed as parts of the Edwardsville Formation. The Leesville and Guthrie Creek Members are retained as parts of the Harrodsburg Limestone. The name Muldraugh Formation, excluding here the Leesville and Guthrie Creek Members of former usage in Kentucky~ is introduced for the uppermost formation of the Borden Group in Indiana. The Muldraugh includes the Ramp Creek Limestone Member and the redefined Edwardsville Member and the Floyds Knob Limestone Member; the Floyds 'knob and Edwardsville, formerly classified as formations, have widespread but thin carbonate rocks that are intercalated with calcareous, quartzose, and argillaceous rocks very similar lithologically to those of the revised Ramp Creek. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Department of Natural Resources en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Report of Progress;29
dc.rights This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License. To view a copy of this license, visit or send a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. en
dc.subject Sanders Group, Muldraugh Formation, Salem Limestone, Harrodsburg Limestone, Mississippian Stratigraphy en
dc.title The Sanders Group and Subjacent Muldraugh Formation (Mississippian) in Indiana en
dc.type Technical Report en

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