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Geologic Unit: Rome

Usage:
Rome Formation (AL*,GA*,KY*,NC*,OH*,TN*,VA*,WV*,MS)

Age:
Cambrian, Early*
Cambrian, Middle*
Cambrian, Late*






Geologic Province:
Appalachian basin*
Black Warrior basin







Areal Extent:
AL*
GA*
KY*
MS
NC*
OH*
TN*
VA*
WV*

Type Locality:
Rome, Floyd Co., GA (Hayes, 1891).

Unit Name History:
First used (Walcott, 1891).
Named (Hayes, 1891).
Extended into TN (Hayes, 1894).
Extended into VA (Currier, 1935).
Revised (Stose and Jonas, 1939).
Revised (Kesler, 1950).
Extended into NC (Oriel, 1950).
Extended into OH (Calvert, 1962).
Extended into KY (Harris, 1964).
Extended into WV (Perry, 1975).
Revised (Reinhardt, 1977).
Overview in AL (Raymond, 1991).
Extended into subsurface of MS (Henderson, 1991).
Revised; Age modified (Ryder, 1992).
Overview in TN (Moore and others, 1993).
Overview (McReynolds and Driese, 1994).
Overview in AL (Guthrie, 1994).

Note: If you need more information, please contact Nancy Stamm (nstamm@usgs.gov).
Asterisks (*) indicate usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" implies that a name has been abandoned or that it has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ().

Slashes (/) indicate unit name usage violates the 1983 North American Stratigraphic Code. This violation may be explained within brackets ([ ]).






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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013