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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 Scottsburg Limestone Member of the Menard Formation (Swann, 1963, p. 38-39).
Named for Scottsburg, Caldwell County, Kentucky.
The Scottsburg Limestone Member has commonly been referred to as the "Massive Menard."
The type section of the Scottsburg Limestone Member is located 3 miles northeast of Scottsburg, Caldwell County, Kentucky in Walche's cut on the Illinois Central Railroad.
The member is 30-40 feet thick in the far south, but it thins northward to about 5 feet.
Much of the limestone is dense and fine grained to lithographic. Some beds are dolomitic.
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SWANN, D. H., 1963, Classification of Genevievian and Chesterian (Late Mississippian) rocks of Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey Report of Investigations 216, 91 p.
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