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Series: SEPM Special Publication, SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.2110/pec.98.61.0085
EISBN: 9781565761834
... Abstract The Magoffin Member of the Four Corners Formation (Breathitt Group) outcrops in eastern Kentucky as a predominantly coarsening-upward succession of rhythmically interstratified sandstone, siltstone, and mudstone with minor occurrences of limestone at its base. Primary sedimentary...
Series: SEPM Special Publication, SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.2110/pec.94.12.0353
EISBN: 9781565760905
... Abstract The fluvio-dcltaic Pikeville. Hyden, and Four Comers Formations of the Breathitt Group in eastern Kentucky represent three superimposed 3rd-order composite sequences comprising stacked aggradational. progradational. and retrogradational 4th-ordcr sequences. These define lowstand...
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—Logged section from the Pennsylvanian <b>Breathitt</b> <b>Group</b> in eastern Kentucky ...
Published: 01 August 1995
Figure 1 —Logged section from the Pennsylvanian Breathitt Group in eastern Kentucky (from Aitken and Flint, 1995 ) illustrating the upward increase in thickness of coal seams to a maximum interpreted as the updip equivalent of a maximum flooding surface (highest accommodation space). Highstand
Series: SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology, SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.2110/csp.94.04.0051
EISBN: 9781565762275
... of widespread, relatively thick (generally greater than 5 m) marine strata at its base. The Breathitt coarsening-upward trend describes the general upward coarsening of the Middle Pennsylvanian part of the Breathitt Group and includes at least five major marine-transgression cycles. Chronologic analysis, based...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1996
GSA Bulletin (1996) 108 (3): 303–317.
... Creek sandstone (an informal member) of the Breathitt Group were used to show that each of the principal quartzose sandstones on the margin of the central Appalachian basin contains both fluvial and marginal marine facies. The four sandstones are fluvially dominated and are inferred to represent...
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Age, lithostratigraphic nomenclature, and sequence stratigraphy of the Uppe...
Published: 01 June 2011
Figure 3 Age, lithostratigraphic nomenclature, and sequence stratigraphy of the Upper Breathitt Group, as exposed in the eastern Kentucky portion of the Central Appalachian Basin.
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1995
AAPG Bulletin (1995) 79 (8): 1179–1181.
...Figure 1 —Logged section from the Pennsylvanian Breathitt Group in eastern Kentucky (from Aitken and Flint, 1995 ) illustrating the upward increase in thickness of coal seams to a maximum interpreted as the updip equivalent of a maximum flooding surface (highest accommodation space). Highstand...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 2016
GSA Bulletin (2016) 128 (11-12): 1696–1716.
... (and bypass) processes during the construction of mouth bars and mouth bar complexes; and (3) to reconstruct the extrinsic and intrinsic controls that resulted in the observed architecture. The study focuses on two mouth bar complexes from the Pennsylvanian (Upper Carboniferous) Breathitt Group of the central...
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2011
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2011) 81 (6): 420–445.
...Figure 3 Age, lithostratigraphic nomenclature, and sequence stratigraphy of the Upper Breathitt Group, as exposed in the eastern Kentucky portion of the Central Appalachian Basin. ...
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Journal: Paleobiology
Published: 28 February 2019
Paleobiology (2019) 45 (2): 265–279.
... the relative importance of the two clades in exceptionally preserved, bulk-sampled fossil assemblages from the Pennsylvanian Breathitt Formation of Kentucky, where aragonitic bivalves are preserved as shells, not molds. At the regional scale, brachiopods were twice as abundant as bivalves and were collectively...
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Journal Article
Published: 07 April 2020
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2020) 57 (11): 1289–1304.
...-valley fills in fluvial systems of the Breathitt Group (Pennsylvanian), Appalachian Foreland Basin, Eastern Kentucky. In Incised-valley streams: origin and sedimentary sequences. SEPM Special Publications , Vol. 51 , pp. 353 – 368 . doi: 10.2110/pec.94.12.0353 . Aitken , J.F. , and Flint...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1959
AAPG Bulletin (1959) 43 (6): 1173–1180.
... to the establishment of a new all-time high for annual oil production of 17,956,170 bbls. Gas production decreased slightly to 69,573,461 MCF. Eastern Kentucky had a flurry of activity when some new development in Breathitt County produced boom conditions in Jackson. Several interesting deep tests in Central...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1986
AAPG Bulletin (1986) 70 (7): 853–868.
... it was superseded by Pennsylvanian orogenesis ( Dickinson et al, 1983 ). The foreland thrust belt of the Appalachians evolved mainly during the Pennsylvanian-Permian Alleghenian orogeny ( Price and Hatcher, 1983 ). In eastern Kentucky, terrigenous sandstones of the Breathitt Formation reflect derivation from...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 18 May 2020
Geology (2020) 48 (8): 792–797.
... is the primary mechanism for persistence of late Mesoproterozoic DZ in Phanerozoic Laurentian clastic systems. The Grundy Formation (Pennsylvanian Breathitt Group; depositional age = 313 ± 1 Ma [ Greb et al., 2008 ]; N = 3) and the Corbin Sandstone member of the Grundy Formation ( N = 2) in the central...
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Published: 01 January 2004
Journal of Paleontology (2004) 78 (1): 235–240.
.... Observations of Pteronites americana are based on two specimens from the Breathitt Formation of Kentucky, one from the Kendrick Shale Member at Homestead, Floyd County (University of Kentucky, Morse Collection, no. 9925), and the other from the Magoffin Member at Milepost 55 on the Daniel Boone Parkway...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2004
Geological Magazine (2004) 141 (1): 103–104.
...) and glauconite case study (1). They are a disparate group of papers of particular interest to earth scientists who are concerned with the general setting of clay minerals within sediments and the role played by authigenic clay minerals within hydrocarbon reservoirs. Warden & Morad set the overall scene...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1927
AAPG Bulletin (1927) 11 (5): 477–492.
... of the arch during Mississippian time. The Berea sandstone was laid down on the shores of the early Waverly seas on the top of the Devonian. It extended almost to the eastern edge of Breathitt County. The deposition of the alternating shales and sandstones of the Waverly then took place, indicating...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 September 2000
Geology (2000) 28 (9): 831–834.
... Corners Formation (Breathitt Group), eastern Kentucky: A near complete record of daily, semi-monthly and monthly tidal periodicities : in Alexander , C.B. , et al. , eds., Tidalites: Processes and products : SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication 61 , pp. 85 ߝ 94...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1938
AAPG Bulletin (1938) 22 (10): 1447–1451.
... on this limestone sequence (“Corniferous”) as indicating a truncated pre-Ohio anticline, thus explaining the occurrence of a whole group of pools including the Irvine, Big Sinking, Ashley, Ross Creek, and others. The term “Corniferous,” as used by the driller, refers to the limestone immediately underlying...
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Published: 01 December 2015
Environmental Geosciences (2015) 22 (4): 97–113.
... Formation/Cuyahoga Formation/Borden Formation/Grainger Formation (“Weir” and “Big Injun”), the Greenbrier Limestone/Newman Limestone (“Big Lime”), the Mauch Chunk Formation (“Little Lime”), and the Pennsylvanian-age New River Formation/Breathitt Group/Pottsville Group (“Salt Sands” and “Maxton...
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