Publications of Samuel J. Ciurca, Jr.
Rochester, New York
GEOLOGY    STRATIGRAPHY    EURYPTERIDS    MINERALOGY    FIELD TRIPS    EXHIBITS
Ciurca, Samuel J. Jr.
1962.  Celestite at Chittenango Falls, The Mineralogist, V. 30 Nos. 5 & 6, p. 14-16.
1965. 
Eurypterids at Passage Gulf, Earth Science, V. 18, N. 1, p. 28-29.
1967. 
The Honeoye Falls Dolostone Beds, Preliminary Report,  Museum of Petrified Wood, Rochester, New York.  8p.
1973.
Eurypterid Horizons and the Stratigraphy of Upper Silurian and Lower Devonian Rocks of Western New York State. N.Y.S.G.A. 45th Ann. Mtg., Monroe Community. College and SUNY College at Brockport, New York, p. D1-D14.
1975. 
Eurypterids and the Position of the Silurian-Devonian Boundary in New York State. G.S.A.  Abstracts With Programs, Northeastern Sedtion 10th Annual Meeting, March 6-8, Hotel Syracuse,  V. 7, N. 1, p. 39.
1978.
Eurypterid Horizons and the Stratigraphy of Upper Silurian and Lower Devonian Rocks of Central-Eastern New York State. N.Y.S.G.A. 50th Ann. Mtg., Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, N.Y., p. 225-229.
1982.
Eurypterids, Stratigraphy, Late Silurian-Early Devonian of Western New york State and Ontario, Canada. N.Y.S.G.A.  54th Ann. Mtg., SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y., p. 99-120.
1984. 
New Eurypterid Zones within the the Lower Vernon Formation in Western New York State. In Rochester Acad. of Sci. Proc. (1986), abstr.
1985  An Eurypterid from the Silurian Lockport Group in Western New York.  In Rochester Acad. of Sci. Proc. (1986), abstr.
1985.
A New Eurypterid Horizon (Harris Hill Bed) in the Vernon Formation, Salina Group, Silurian of Western New York. In Rochester Acad. of Sci. Proc. (1986), abstr.
1986.
A Fantastic New Eurypterid Occurrence in Eastern New York State:  Farmers Mills Bed, Illion-Vernon Transition. In Rochester Acad. of Sci. Proc. (1986), abstr.
1985. 
A New Eurypterid Horizon (Monroeav Bed) at the Base of the Vernon Formation, Salina Group, Silurian of Western New York State. In Rochester Acad. of Sci. Proc. (1987), abstr. page 127.
1986. 
Eurypterid Biostratigraphy in a Silurian Evaporite Sequence. S.E.P.M.  3rd Ann. Midyear Mtg., V3, p. 22, Raleigh, N.C.
1989.
Can of Worms Biostrome, Silurian Lockport Group at Rochester, New York. Delivered before the Rochester Acandmy of Science 15th Annual Scientific Paper Session, Nazareth College of Rochester, New York, November 5, 1988..
1990 
Eurypterid Biofacies of the Silurian-Devonian Evaporite Sequence:  Niagara     Peninsula, Ontario, Canada and New York. N.Y.S.G.A. 62nd Ann. Mtg. Fredonia State University College, Fredonia, N.Y. p.D1-D30.
1990.
Minerals of the Can of Worms Biostrome., Lapidary Journal, V44, N4, p. 36-40.
1993. 
Discovery of an Eurypterid at Niagara Stone Quarry, Niagara Falls, New York. Buffalo Geological Society "Geoletter" V.43 N.5, p. 2, January.
1994. 
Eurypterids from the Early Silurian Whirlpool Formation (Ridgelea Bed), Western New York State. Rochester Academy of Science 21st Annual Scientific Paper Session, Nazareth College, Rochester, New York, November 5, 1994, p. 7.
1994. 
Cooksonia Flora from the Late Silurian Williamsville Formation (Bertie Group) of Western New York State and Ontario, Canada. Rochester Academy of Science 21st Annual Scientific Paper Sessiion, Nazareth College, Rochester, New york, November 5, 1994, p. 8.
1997. 
Pittsford Eurypterid Rediscovered. Fossil News, V3, N2, p. 6-7.
1999.
Harris Hill Member of the Late Silurian Vernon Formation, Penfield, New York: Type Section Again Reveals Stratigraphic Section, Eurypterids, and Sedimentary  Structures.  Delivered before the Rochester Academy of Science 26th Annual Scientific Paper Session, Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, New York, November 6, 1999
1999.
Studies of Sedimentary Structures at the Contact of Williamsville-A with Williamsville-B, Silurian Eurypterid-bearing, Bertie Group, Ontario, Canada.  Delivered before the Rochester Academy of Science 26th Annual Scientific Paper Session, Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, New York, November 6, 1999.
2001.  
Hugh Miller (Bicentenary of his Birth) and "Prehistoric Pittsford and the Erie Canal." Abstracts, Rochester Academy of Science, 28th Annual Scientific Paper Session, Nazareth College, Rochester, NY, November 3, page 9.
2002.  
A New Trace Fossil Horizon within the Late Silurian, Eurypterid-Bearing, Bertie Group in Ontario, Canada. M.A.P.S. Digest (Mid-America Paleontology Society), Vol. 25, No. 3, EXPO XXIV EDITION, p. 52-56.


Ciurca, Samuel J. Jr. and Domagala, M.
1988.  Silurian Algal Mound/Eurypterid Association, New York State and Pennsylvania. Delivered before the Rochester Academy of Science 15th Annual Scientific Paper Session, Nazareth College of Rochester, New York, November 5, 1988.
Ciurca, Samuel J. Jr. and Gartland, E. F.
1975.  Stratigraphy of the Eurypterid-Bearing Bertie Group in the Niagara Peninsula of Southern Ontario, Canada. Abstr. North-Central Mtg., G.S.A. Bull., V7, Nk6, p. 737-738.
1976.  An Upper Silurian Brecciated Waterlime Unit Bearing Eurypterids, Niagara Peninsula of Southern Ontario, Canada.  Abstr. North-Central Mtg., G.S.A. Bull., V8, N4, p. 472.
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Ciurca, Samuel J. Jr. and LaRussa, Joseph
2001. Digitally Documenting "Prehistoric Pittsford." Abstracts, Rochester Academy of Science, 28th Annual Scientific Paper Session, Nazareth College, Rochester, NY, November 3, page 10.