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Geologic Unit: Doe Creek

Doe Creek Lentil of Marlow Formation (OK)
Doe Creek Sandstone Member of Marlow Formation (OK*)

Permian, Late*
Geologic Province:
Anadarko basin*
Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Named from Doe Creek in T. 25 N., R. 18 W., Woodward Co., northwestern OK. Type section not designated; perhaps in Doe Creek mounds, which are buttes along valley of Doe Creek. Occurs in Cleveland Hills, Whitehorse mounds, Wildcat mounds, Woods Co., OK; Doe Creek mounds and vicinity of Woodward, Woodward Co., OK (Branson, 1955). [From US geologic names lexicon, USGS Bull. 1200]

Unit Name History:
Original reference (Evans, 1954).
Mapped as Doe Creek Sandstone Member of Marlow Formation (Miser and others, 1954).
Overview (Branson, 1955).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013