Lake Creek Coal Member

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Lithostratigraphy: McLeansboro Group >>Modesto Formation >>Lake Creek Coal Member
Chronostratigraphy: Paleozoic Erathem >>Pennsylvanian Subsystem >>Desmoinesian Series
Allostratigraphy: Absaroka Sequence

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.

Contributing author(s)

M. E. Hopkins and J. A. Simon

Name

Original description

The Lake Creek Coal Member of the Modesto Formation (Cady, in Kosanke et al., 1960, p. 37).

Derivation

Named for Lake Creek Township, Williamson County (Cady, in Kosanke et al., 1960, p. 37).

Other names

It previously was informally called the Third Cutler Rider coal.

History/background

Type section

Type location

The type section of the Lake Creek Coal is at a depth of 86.6 feet in the Consolidated Coal Company drill hole 91 (SW NE NE 21, 8S-3E), located in Lake Creek Township.

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Stratigraphic relationships

Extent and thickness

The coal is lenticular and occurs in southern Illinois.

Lithology

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Age and correlation

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Remarks

References

KOSANKE, R. M., J. A. SIMON, H. R. WANLESS, and H. B. WILLMAN, 1960, Classification of the Pennsylvanian strata of Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey Report of Investigations 214, 84 p.

ISGS Codes

Stratigraphic Code Geo Unit Designation
2390
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