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Latest revision as of 22:08, 23 July 2018

Handbook of Illinois Stratigraphy
Series Bulletin 95
Author H. B. Willman, Elwood Atherton, T. C. Buschbach, Charles Collinson, John C. Frye, M. E. Hopkins, Jerry A. Lineback, Jack A. Simon
Date 1975
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Lithostratigraphy: Raccoon Creek Group >>Caseyville Formation >>Sellers Limestone Bed
Chronostratigraphy: Paleozoic Erathem >>Pennsylvanian Subsystem >>Morrowan Series
Allostratigraphy: Absaroka Sequence

Authors

M. E. Hopkins and J. A. Simon

Name Origin

The Sellers Limestone Member of the Caseyville Formation (Wanless, 1939, p. 36, 101) is named for Sellers Landing, Hardin County.

Type Section

The type section is on the west bank of the Ohio River, at Sellers Landing (21, 11S-10E) (Wanless, 1956, p. 9).

Correlation

It is equivalent to part of the Drury Shale, but no limestone correlatives are known.

Extent and Thickness

The Sellers Limestone is known only at the type locality, where about 10 feet is exposed.

Description

Part of the limestone is sandy and coarse grained and contains a varied marine fauna, but most of the Sellers is composed of beds of very fine-grained, argillaceous limestone interbedded with gray shale.

Fossils

No fusulinids, ostracodes, or conodonts have been found in the Sellers.

Depositional Environment

It is a major marine deposit in a complex fluvial-deltaic sequence.

References

WANLESS, H. R., 1939, Pennsylvanian correlations in the Eastern Interior and Appalachian coal fields: Geological Society of America Special Paper 17, 130 p.

ISGS Codes

Stratigraphic Code Geo Unit Designation
3910
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