Scotch Grove Formation

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Scotch Grove Formation
Stratigraphic range: Silurian
Type Formation
Underlies Gower Formation
Overlies Hopkinton Formation
Primary Dolostone
Other Chert
Region Iowa
Country United States
Type section
Named for Scotch Grove Township, Jones County, Iowa

The Scotch Grove Formation is a geologic formation in Iowa. It preserves fossils dating back to the Silurian period.[1]

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  1. ^ Anderson, Wayne I.; Iowa'S Geological Past: Three Billion Years Of Change, University Of Iowa Press, 1998, p. 121-122 ISBN 978-0877456407