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Fossils of the Upper Ordovician Platteville Formation in the Upper Midwest USA: An Overview

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D. R. Kolata
Bulletin 108, 2021. 328 pages

ISBN: 978-0-578-91175-5

Fossils of the Upper Ordovician Platteville Formation in the Upper Midwest USA: An Overview This 328-page hardback volume printed by the Illinois State Geological Survey includes over 1200 full-color, high-resolution photographs of fossil specimens collected from the Upper Ordovician Platteville Formation in the Upper Midwest USA. The described and illustrated fossil assemblage includes exceptionally well-preserved sponges, corals, bryozoans, brachiopods, polyplacophorans, gastropods, bivalves, rostroconchs, cephalopods, trilobites, ostracodes, echinoderms, graptolites, cornulitids, hyolithids, macroalgae, and a wide variety of trace fossils. This overview is directed to students, collectors, and professional paleontologists. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction to the morphological terms used to describe the various fossil groups, followed by systematic descriptions, remarks, and occurrence information. This overview can serve as a starting place and a source of inspiration for future paleontological research on the fossils of the Platteville Formation, offer insights regarding past climate and the environments in which life thrived, and ultimately shed light on the history of life on our planet.

Bulletin 107: Sequence Stratigraphy of the Lower Chesterian (Mississippian) Strata of the Illinois Basin
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 W. John Nelson, Langhorne B. Smith, Janis D. Treworgy, contributions by Lloyd C. Furer and Brian D. Keith.
Bulletin 107. 2002.
Notes: 7 plates digital

Bulletin 104 Wedron and Mason Groups: Lithostratigraphic Reclassification of Deposits of the Wisconsin Episode, Lake Michigan Lobe Area
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Ardith K. Hansel and W. Hilton Johnson
1996. 116 pp.

Bulletin 102: Bedrock Geology of the Paducah 1:250,000 Quadrangle Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri

W. John Nelson
1995. 40 pp. Includes 5 plates.

Bulletin 100: Structural Features in Illinois

W. John Nelson.
Bulletin 100. 1995. 144pp.,2 pls. Pl 1. Structural Features in Ilinois. 1993. Scale, 1:500,000. 30 x 52 inches. Pl 2. Fluorspar Area Fault Complex and Shawneetown Fault Zone with Associated Structures, 1993. Scale, 1:250,000. 16 x 25 inches.

Bulletin 99: Geology of the Bloomfield Quadrangle Johnson County, Illinois

W. John Nelson
1993. 30 pp.

Bulletin 95: Handbook of Illinois Stratigraphy

H.B. Willman, Elwood Atherton, T.C. Buschbach, Charles Collinson, J.C. Frye, M.E. Hopkins, J.A. Linebach, and J.A. Simon.
Bulletin 95. 1975. 261 pp.

This handbook describes briefly the 730 stratigraphic units that are named in Illinois. It contains references to original and more recent descriptions, charts showing the development of stratigraphic classifications, and maps indicating distribution, thickness, and structure of many units.
B 34 Artesian waters of northeastern Illinois

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