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==Primary source==
 
==Primary source==
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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;==
 
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W.J. Nelson
 
==Name==
 
==Name==
  
 
===Original description===
 
===Original description===
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In an unpublished manuscript, Wier (1961, p. 69–70) proposed the name “Stendal Limestone Member” for limestone that overlies the black, fissile shale (Excello Shale) above the Houchin Creek Coal. The first published usage of Stendal is in Shaver et al. (1970).
  
 
===Derivation===
 
===Derivation===
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Stendal is an unincorporated village in Pike County, Indiana. The name was derived from a city in Germany.
  
 
===Other names===
 
===Other names===
 
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None.
===History&#47;background===
 
  
 
==Type section==
 
==Type section==
  
 
===Type location===
 
===Type location===
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The section is “in the bottom of a small gully on the southeast edge of Stendal in the NE¼ SW¼ sec. 12, T 3 S, R 7 W” in Pike County, Indiana. The limestone is described as being 1.5 ft (45 cm) thick, with the top concealed.
  
 
===Type author&#40;s&#41;===
 
===Type author&#40;s&#41;===
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Wier (1961, locality 7).
  
 
===Type status===
 
===Type status===
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Unknown.
  
 
==Reference section==
 
==Reference section==
  
 
===Reference location===
 
===Reference location===
 
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Citing Wier (1961, 1965), Shaver et al. (1970, 1986) listed, but did not describe, a reference section in the NE¼ SW¼ of sec. 12, T 3 S, R 7 W, Pike County, Indiana. Wier’s 1961 manuscript does not mention this locality, and no copy of his 1965 manuscript has been located.
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===Reference status===
 
  
 
==Stratigraphic relationships==
 
==Stratigraphic relationships==
 
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At the type section and elsewhere in Indiana, the Stendal Limestone directly overlies the black Excello Shale Member above the Houchin Creek Coal. Wier (1961) and Shaver et al. (1970, 1986) acknowledged that the Stendal is “probably correlative” with the Hanover Limestone Member of Wanless (1939). With clear priority in its favor, Hanover Limestone Member is accepted and “Stendal Limestone Member” abandoned.
==Extent and thickness==
 
 
 
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==Age and correlation==
 
 
 
==Environments of deposition==
 
 
 
==Economic importance==
 
 
 
==Remarks==
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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*Shaver, R.H., Ann M. Burger, G.R. Gates, H.H. Gray, H.C. Hutchison, S.J. Keller, J.B. Patton, C.B. Rexroad, N.M. Smith, W.J. Wayne, and C.E. Wier, 1970, Compendium of rock-unit stratigraphy in Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey, Bulletin 43, 229 p., 1 pl.<br>
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*Shaver, R.H., C. H. Ault, A.M. Burger, D.D. Carr, J.B. Droste, D.L. Eggert, H.H. Gray, D. Harper, N.R. Hasenmueller, W.A. Hasenmueller, A.S. Horowitz, H.C. Hutchison, B. Keith, S.J. Keller, J.B. Patton, C.B. Rexroad, and C.E. Wier, 1986, Compendium of Paleozoic rock-unit stratigraphy in Indiana—A revision: Indiana Geological Survey, Bulletin 59, 203 p.<br>
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*Wanless, H.R., 1939, Pennsylvanian correlations in the Eastern Interior and Appalachian coal fields: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 17, 130 p.<br>
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*Wier, C.E. 1961, Stratigraphy of the Carbondale and McLeansboro Groups in southwestern Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey, unpublished bulletin, 147 p. and unnumbered appendix, http://hdl.handle.net/2022/3612 (accessed October 5, 2020).<br>
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*Wier, C.E., 1965, Stratigraphy of the Middle and Upper Pennsylvanian rocks in southwestern Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey Memorandum Report, C-131, 194 p. [Revision of Indiana Geological Survey Memorandum Report C-30]<br>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:31, 17 February 2021

Lithostratigraphy: Carbondale Formation >>Stendal Limestone 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

In an unpublished manuscript, Wier (1961, p. 69–70) proposed the name “Stendal Limestone Member” for limestone that overlies the black, fissile shale (Excello Shale) above the Houchin Creek Coal. The first published usage of Stendal is in Shaver et al. (1970).

Derivation

Stendal is an unincorporated village in Pike County, Indiana. The name was derived from a city in Germany.

Other names

None.

Type section

Type location

The section is “in the bottom of a small gully on the southeast edge of Stendal in the NE¼ SW¼ sec. 12, T 3 S, R 7 W” in Pike County, Indiana. The limestone is described as being 1.5 ft (45 cm) thick, with the top concealed.

Type author(s)

Wier (1961, locality 7).

Type status

Unknown.

Reference section

Reference location

Citing Wier (1961, 1965), Shaver et al. (1970, 1986) listed, but did not describe, a reference section in the NE¼ SW¼ of sec. 12, T 3 S, R 7 W, Pike County, Indiana. Wier’s 1961 manuscript does not mention this locality, and no copy of his 1965 manuscript has been located.

Stratigraphic relationships

At the type section and elsewhere in Indiana, the Stendal Limestone directly overlies the black Excello Shale Member above the Houchin Creek Coal. Wier (1961) and Shaver et al. (1970, 1986) acknowledged that the Stendal is “probably correlative” with the Hanover Limestone Member of Wanless (1939). With clear priority in its favor, Hanover Limestone Member is accepted and “Stendal Limestone Member” abandoned.

References

  • Shaver, R.H., Ann M. Burger, G.R. Gates, H.H. Gray, H.C. Hutchison, S.J. Keller, J.B. Patton, C.B. Rexroad, N.M. Smith, W.J. Wayne, and C.E. Wier, 1970, Compendium of rock-unit stratigraphy in Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey, Bulletin 43, 229 p., 1 pl.
  • Shaver, R.H., C. H. Ault, A.M. Burger, D.D. Carr, J.B. Droste, D.L. Eggert, H.H. Gray, D. Harper, N.R. Hasenmueller, W.A. Hasenmueller, A.S. Horowitz, H.C. Hutchison, B. Keith, S.J. Keller, J.B. Patton, C.B. Rexroad, and C.E. Wier, 1986, Compendium of Paleozoic rock-unit stratigraphy in Indiana—A revision: Indiana Geological Survey, Bulletin 59, 203 p.
  • Wanless, H.R., 1939, Pennsylvanian correlations in the Eastern Interior and Appalachian coal fields: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 17, 130 p.
  • Wier, C.E. 1961, Stratigraphy of the Carbondale and McLeansboro Groups in southwestern Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey, unpublished bulletin, 147 p. and unnumbered appendix, http://hdl.handle.net/2022/3612 (accessed October 5, 2020).
  • Wier, C.E., 1965, Stratigraphy of the Middle and Upper Pennsylvanian rocks in southwestern Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey Memorandum Report, C-131, 194 p. [Revision of Indiana Geological Survey Memorandum Report C-30]

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