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The Middle Devonian Sylvania Sandstone in the Michigan Basin, United States, is noteworthy for its mixed, cherty dolomitic carbonate, limestone, and sandstone composition and excellent reservoir quality and fluid-flow properties in many areas of the basin. Substantial commercial brine production was initiated in the middle twentieth century, and liquid waste disposal continues today in the Sylvania Sandstone, although little or no hydrocarbon production is known from this unit. The Sylvania Sandstone pinches out to the south and west in the basin and overlies either the Bass Islands Group at the regional base Kaskaskia unconformity to the south or the...

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