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Geologic Unit: Neshoba

Neshoba Sand Member of Tallahatta Formation of Claiborne Group (MS*)

Geologic Province:
Mid-Gulf Coast basin*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Type section: above Basic claystone and below Winona greensand along highway through Neshoba, Neshoba Co., MS (Thomas, 1942).

Unit Name History:
Named (Thomas, 1942).
Rank raised; Areal limits (Belt and others, 1945).
Overview (MacNeil, 1947).
Overview (Merrill and others, 1985).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013