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This section describes, in ascending order, the rock units that enclose the Springfield Coal and Galatia paleochannel(Figure 4). To facilitate discussion of the new depositional model, two new members are proposed.
- Houchin Creek Coal
- Excello Shale Member
- Hanover Limestone Member
- Delafield Member (New)
- Galatia Member (New)
- Underclay of Springfield Coal
- Springfield Coal
- Dykersburg (Shale) Member
- Turner Mine Shale Member
- St. David Limestone Member
Nelson, W.J., S.D. Elrick, W.A. DiMichele, and P.R. Ames, 2020, Evolution of a peat-contemporaneous channel: The Galatia channel, Middle Pennsylvanian, of the Illinois Basin: Illinois State Geological Survey, Circular 605, 85 p., 6 pls.