Ste. Genevieve Limestone
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The Ste. Genevieve Limestone is a geologic formation named for Ste. Genevieve, Missouri where it is exposed and was first described. It is a thick-bedded limestone that overlies the St. Louis Limestone. Both are Mississippian in age and part of the Meramecian series.
Members of the Ste. Genevieve are as follows in descending order:
It is a primary producer in the Illinois Basin and has produced commercial oil and gas in Warren County Kentucky. See Kentucky Geological Survey web page http://kgs.uky.edu/kgsweb/PubsSearching/PubResults.asp?dropmenu1=keyword&data1=Genevieve&limiter=AND&dropmenu2=&data2=&yearlmt=nopref&year2=&year3=&pubtype=all&pubSubject=&maps=&submit=submit+search+for+publications&searchtype=criteria For additional information.
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