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The Ocala Limestone is a relatively pure carbonate (90% to 95%) limestone that was deposited in a shallow, marineenvironment. The thickness of the unit in Florida's central peninsula is typically less than 90 feet. The age of the Ocala Limestone is late

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Ocala Limestone - Wikipedia

The Ocala Limestone consists of almost pure limestones with occasional dolomites. It can be subdivided into both lower and upper facies with the lower facies composed of a whitish to cream-colored, fine to medium grained, poorly to moderately hard, fossil rich grainstone and packstone. The upper Ocala is white and somewhat weak and poorly sorted.

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CEMEX quarry, Clinchfield, Georgia

The primary material that is being obtained for making cement at the CEMEX quarry is variously referred to as the Tivola limestone (1), the Tivola tongue of the Ocala formation (2, 3), or simply as Ocala formation (2, 4, 5).

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Stephen M. Herrick and Robert C. Vorhis a

Barnwell Formation of late Eocene age are the updip clastic equivalents of the upper member of the Ocala Limestone. The lower member of the Ocala Limestone is the part of the formation that crops out in Georgia, the upper member not extending far enough updip …

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GEOLOGY OF SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA

Ocala Limestone Marine limestones of the Upper Eocene (39.5 - 38 mya) Ocala Limestone (Puri, 1957; Scott, 1991) unconformibly overlie the Avon Park Formation under all of Suwannee County. It is divided into upper and lower units based on lithology. The lithology of the Ocala Limestone grades upward from alternating hard and soft,

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GEOLOGY OF THE COASTAL PLAIN

the Twiggs clay into the Ocala limestone in the western half of Georgia. Undifferentiated deposits of Miocene and Oligocene age lie uncon· formahly on the Eocene deposits in southern Washington, Wilkinson, and ... w TIVOLA TONGUE~ m~ z w OF THE OCALA L S.--..... MEMBER 0 0 w SANDS OF LOWER SANDS OF LOWER SANDS OF LOWER

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INTRODUCTION - 500 Million Years of Florida Geology

The upper Eocene Ocala Limestone was deposited during the late Eocene, and is a widespread Florida formation that is rich in invertebrate fossils, including the single-celled foraminifera—some of which were quite large. It also contains echinoids and mollusks, including some unique "Tethyan" species related to similar-age Mediterranean

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Geolex — Tivola publications

Pg. C51-C56. Tivola tongue of Ocala limestone. A bed of bryozoan-bearing limestone typically exposed at quarry of Planters Limestone Company, 2 mi south of Tivola, Houston County, central Georgia, which projects as far north as Rich Hill, Crawford County, and intrudes far into the main area of the contemporaneous Barnwell formation in which it forms an important horizon marker near …

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Geolex — Ocala publications - USGS

Pg. 56. Ocala limestone. Ocala transgresses beveled surface of Avon Park, Tallahassee, and Lake City limestones. Top of Ocala was land surface before younger marine deposits were laid down. Ocala is overlain by Marianna limestone, Byram limestone, and Suwannee limestone, or Hawthorn formation. [Age is late Eocene.]

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Ocala Limestone (GAEOo;1)

Geologic unit mapped in Georgia: Generally covered with Oligocene and Eocene residuum (Flint River Formation of Cooke, 1939); includes up-dip area, Tivola Limestone of Connell (1955). (*)- outcrops of Ocala Limestone on Dougherty Plain.

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Ocala Limestone - Questions & Answers - The Fossil Forum

Here in Ocala, we dont exactly have any locations to hunt like Gainesville or the Santa Fe. We do, however, have plenty of limestone, which allows me to, once in a while, reach down and pick up an echinoid or two [usually Oligopygus sp.]. Im assuming (because I have not purchased a geologic map) ...

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Sequence-Stratigraphic Analysis of the Regional ...

Ocala Limestone. A thin erosional remnant of the shallow marine Suwannee Limestone overlies the Ocala Limestone, and permeability seems to be comparatively low because moldic poros-ity is poorly connected. Rocks that comprise the lower Hawthorn Group, Suwannee Limestone, and Ocala Lime-stone form a permeable upper zone of the

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The age of the Ocala limestone - USGS

In 1881 Eugene A. Smith announced the presence, underlying large areas in both western and peninsular Florida, of limestone which he correlated with the Vicksburg limestone of Mississippi and Alabama and designated by the term Vicksburg limestone. Among the localities he mentioned specifically are Marianna, in Jackson County, and Ocala, in Marion County....

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(Ocala Limestone); other smaller ones — 1000 present between lat 280 N. and lat 300 N. Cabot Strait o o 60 0 V) 200 PROFESSIONAL PAPER 659 PLATE 2 ... from Tongue-of-the-Ocean (Busby, 1962a, 1962b, 1962c, and Athearn, 1962a, 1962b) -500 Bathymetric contours Bathymetric contour intervals 500, …

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Ocala Limestone (FLEOo;0) - USGS

The Ocala Limestone consists of nearly pure limestones and occasional dolostones. It can be subdivided into lower and upper facies on the basis of lithology. The lower member is composed of a white to cream-colored, fine to medium grained, poorly to moderately indurated, very fossiliferous limestone (grainstone and packstone).

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Soft cream-colored granular Ocala limestone underlies the ...

in Alabama and Mississippi and in the Tivola tongue of the Ocala limestone in Georgia suggests that the bed containing it lies not far above the base of the Ocala. FIGURE 7.-Troy Spring, Lafayette County, Suwannee River in the background. After COOKE, 1939c, fig. 52. Soft cream-colored granular Ocala limestone underlies the

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