Noix Oolite Member
Willman, H. B., Elwood Atherton, T. C. Buschbach, Charles Collinson, John C. Frye, M. E. Hopkins, Jerry A. Lineback, and Jack A. Simon, 1975, Handbook of Illinois Stratigraphy: Illinois State Geological Survey Bulletin 95, 261 p.
H. B. Willman and Elwood Atherton
The Noix Oolite Member of the Edgewood Formation (Keyes, 1898, p. 59, 62).
Named for exposures along Noix Creek near Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri.
The Noix Oolite Member is generally at or close to the base of the Edgewood Formation but is lenticular and absent in some areas.
Extent and thickness
The Noix Oolite Member is commonly is 1.5-3.5 feet thick in western Illinois (Rubey, 1952), and it is as much as 2 feet thick in southern Illinois (Pryor and Ross, 1962).
Well log characteristics
Age and correlation
Environments of deposition
KEYES, C. R., 1898, Some geological formations of the Capau-Gres uplift: Iowa Academy of Science Proceedings, v. 5, p. 58-63.
PRYOR, W. A., and C. A. ROSS, 1962, Geology of the Illinois parts of the Cairo, La Center, and Thebes Quadrangles: Illinois State Geological Survey Circular 332, 39 p.
RUBEY, W. W., 1952, Geology and mineral resources of the Hardin and Brussels Quadrangles: USGS Professional Paper 218, 179 p.
|Stratigraphic Code||Geo Unit Designation|