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==Primary source==
 
==Primary source==
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.
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Nelson, W.J., 2020, Pennsylvanian Subsystem in Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey Bulletin (in press). <br>
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Edited and figures drafted by Jennifer M. Obrad.
  
 
==Contributing author&#40;s&#41;==
 
==Contributing author&#40;s&#41;==
M. E. Hopkins and J. A. Simon
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W.J. Nelson
  
 
==Name==
 
==Name==
  
 
===Original description===
 
===Original description===
The Palzo Sandstone Member of the Spoon Formation (Cady, 1942, p. 9; Weller et al., 1942a, p. 10, footnote).
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This name was used first in passing by Cady (1942, p. 9) and in a footnote by Weller et al. (1942).
  
 
===Derivation===
 
===Derivation===
Named for Palzo, Williamson County.
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The Palzo Sandstone was named for an unincorporated community in Williamson County, southern Illinois.
  
 
===Other names===
 
===Other names===
 
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None.
===History&#47;background===
 
  
 
==Type section==
 
==Type section==
  
 
===Type location===
 
===Type location===
The type locality consists of exposures near the village of Palzo (SE 16, 10S-4E) (Wanless, 1956, p. 10).
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Wanless (1956) listed, but did not describe, the type section as located near the village of Palzo (SE¼ sec. 16, T 10 S, R 4 E).
  
 
===Type author&#40;s&#41;===
 
===Type author&#40;s&#41;===
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Wanless (1956).
  
 
===Type status===
 
===Type status===
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Unknown.
  
 
==Reference section==
 
==Reference section==
 
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None.
===Reference location===
 
 
 
===Reference author&#40;s&#41;===
 
 
 
===Reference status===
 
  
 
==Stratigraphic relationships==
 
==Stratigraphic relationships==
 
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Willman et al. (1975) positioned the Palzo Sandstone beneath the Colchester Coal and overlying the Davis, Dekoven, and Seelyville Coals. These authors stated that the Palzo is the same as the Isabel and Sebree Sandstones. However, the Isabel lies below the Abingdon Coal and thus is older than the Palzo. In this report, the Palzo Sandstone is recognized as being identical to the [[Coxville Sandstone Member|Coxville Sandstone]]. Because the name Coxville has priority, the name Palzo Sandstone is hereby abandoned.  
==Extent and thickness==
 
The Palzo Sandstone is well developed throughout the state in both channel and nonchannel facies and is locally more than 50 feet thick.
 
 
 
==Lithology==
 
It is similar in appearance to other sandstones in the Spoon Formation in southern Illinois.
 
 
 
==Core&#40;s&#41;==
 
 
 
==Photograph&#40;s&#41;==
 
 
 
==Contacts==
 
 
 
==Well log characteristics==
 
 
 
==Fossils==
 
 
 
==Age and correlation==
 
It is correlated with the Isabel Sandstone of western Illinois and the Sebree Sandstone Member of western Kentucky.
 
 
 
==Environments of deposition==
 
 
 
==Economic importance==
 
 
 
==Remarks==
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
CADY, G. H., 1942, Analysis of Illinois coals: U.S. Bureau of Mines and Technology Paper 641, p. 1-23.<br>
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*Cady, G.H., 1942, Analyses of Illinois coals: U.S. Bureau of Mines, Technical Paper 641, 245 p.<br>
WANLESS, H. R., 1956, Classification of the Pennsylvanian rocks of Illinois as of 1956: Illinois State Geological Survey Circular 217, 14 p.<br>
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*Wanless, H.R., 1956, Classification of the Pennsylvanian rocks of Illinois as of 1956: Illinois State Geological Survey, Circular 217, 14 p.<br>
WELLER, J. M., L. G. HENBEST, and C. O. DUNBAR, 1942a, Stratigraphy of the fusuline-bearing beds of Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey Bulletin 67, p. 9-34.
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*Weller, J.M., H.R. Wanless, L.M. Cline, and D.G. Stookey, 1942, Interbasin Pennsylvanian correlations, Illinois and Iowa: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 26, p. 1585–1593.<br>
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*Willman, H.B., E. Atherton, T.C. Buschbach, C. Collinson, J.C. Frye, M.E. Hopkins, J.A. Lineback, and J.A. Simon, 1975, Handbook of Illinois stratigraphy: Illinois State Geological Survey, Bulletin 95, 261 p.<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 17:51, 3 February 2021

Lithostratigraphy: Kewanee Group >>Carbondale Formation >>Palzo Sandstone Member
Chronostratigraphy: Paleozoic Erathem >>Pennsylvanian Subsystem >>Desmoinesian Series
Allostratigraphy: Absaroka Sequence

Primary source

Nelson, W.J., 2020, Pennsylvanian Subsystem in Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey Bulletin (in press).
Edited and figures drafted by Jennifer M. Obrad.

Contributing author(s)

W.J. Nelson

Name

Original description

This name was used first in passing by Cady (1942, p. 9) and in a footnote by Weller et al. (1942).

Derivation

The Palzo Sandstone was named for an unincorporated community in Williamson County, southern Illinois.

Other names

None.

Type section

Type location

Wanless (1956) listed, but did not describe, the type section as located near the village of Palzo (SE¼ sec. 16, T 10 S, R 4 E).

Type author(s)

Wanless (1956).

Type status

Unknown.

Reference section

None.

Stratigraphic relationships

Willman et al. (1975) positioned the Palzo Sandstone beneath the Colchester Coal and overlying the Davis, Dekoven, and Seelyville Coals. These authors stated that the Palzo is the same as the Isabel and Sebree Sandstones. However, the Isabel lies below the Abingdon Coal and thus is older than the Palzo. In this report, the Palzo Sandstone is recognized as being identical to the Coxville Sandstone. Because the name Coxville has priority, the name Palzo Sandstone is hereby abandoned.

References

  • Cady, G.H., 1942, Analyses of Illinois coals: U.S. Bureau of Mines, Technical Paper 641, 245 p.
  • Wanless, H.R., 1956, Classification of the Pennsylvanian rocks of Illinois as of 1956: Illinois State Geological Survey, Circular 217, 14 p.
  • Weller, J.M., H.R. Wanless, L.M. Cline, and D.G. Stookey, 1942, Interbasin Pennsylvanian correlations, Illinois and Iowa: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 26, p. 1585–1593.
  • Willman, H.B., E. Atherton, T.C. Buschbach, C. Collinson, J.C. Frye, M.E. Hopkins, J.A. Lineback, and J.A. Simon, 1975, Handbook of Illinois stratigraphy: Illinois State Geological Survey, Bulletin 95, 261 p.

ISGS Codes

Stratigraphic Code Geo Unit Designation
3140
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