Breathitt Formation

Kentucky Ohio Pennsylvanian (geology)
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Breathitt Formation
Stratigraphic range: Early to Middle Pennsylvanian
Region Ohio,  Kentucky
Country United States
Type section
Named forBreathitt County, Kentucky
Named byMarius R. Campbell (1898)[1]
Ironstone from the Breathitt Formation along I-64

The Breathitt Formation is a geologic formation in Ohio and Kentucky. It preserves fossils dating back to the Pennsylvanian period.

See also


  1. ^ Campbell, M. R., 1898, Description of the Richmond quadrangle (Kentucky): U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Atlas, Folio 46, 4 p.