DEVONIAN ALDEN PYRITE BEDS IN WESTERN NEW YORK

Donald Kenney (donaldkenney@gmail.com)
Last Update: Sat Mar 24 18:31:41 2012

Introduction

The Alden Pyrite bed is a layer of claystone in the Middle Devonian Ledyard Shale Formation that contains pyrite replaced fossils and occasional fragile, but well preserved complete trilobites -- Phacops Rana and Greenops Boothi

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Paleontology

Geology

Formations (youngest first)

All formations cited below are subdivisions of the Hamilton Group. They are of Middle Devonian age.

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