Sample Sandstone 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.
Elwood Atherton, Charles Collinson, and Jerry A. Lineback
The Sample Sandstone Member of the Ridenhower Formation (Butts, 1917, p. 70-73).
Named for the town of Sample, Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
The type section of the Sample Sandstone Member is in a railroad cut on the north bank of Sinking Creek, 1 mile east of Sample.
The Sample Sandstone Member is the middle member of the Ridenhower Formation.
Extent and thickness
It occurs locally in southeastern Illinois.
The Sample Sandstone Member is dominantly sandstone and shale.
Well log characteristics
Age and correlation
Environments of deposition
BUTTS, CHARLES, 1917, Descriptions and correlations of the Mississippian formations of western Kentucky, Part I of Mississippian formations of western Kentucky: Kentucky Geological Survey, v. 1, 119 p.
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