Scotfield Tile Company Clay Pit, Monroe Co., Michigan, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 50' 48'' North , 83° 28' 35'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||41.8466666667, -83.4763888889|
Commodities (Major) - Clay - Fire (Refractory)
Development Status: Past Producer
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Pridoli - Ludlow|
419.2 - 427.4 Ma
|Bass Island Dolomite|
Age: Silurian (419.2 - 427.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Bass Island Dolomite
Comments: Secondary unit description from USGS Geologic Names lexicon (ref. MI016): Named Bass Islands series. Unit disconformably underlies the Sylvania sandstone and overlies the Salina. The Bass Islands includes (descending) the Raisin River dolomite (200 feet), the Put-in-Bay dolomites (100 feet), Greenfield dolomite (100 feet), and the Tymochtee shales and limestones (100 feet), which may represent in part one or more members recognized elsewhere. Age is Silurian. Named from group of islands in western Lake Erie.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.