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Geologic Unit: Arbuckle

Usage:

Arbuckle Group (OK*, and subsurface of CO*,KS*)
Arbuckle Limestone (OK*)


Subunits:

GROUP STATUS (alphabetical): Butterfly Dolomite (OK*), Chapman Ranch Formation (OK), Cool Creek Formation (OK*), Cotter Dolomite (KS*,OK*?), Eminence Dolomite (CO*,KS*,OK*), Fort Sill Limestone (OK*), Gasconade Dolomite (KS*,OK*), Jefferson City Dolomite (KS*,OK*), Kindblade Formation (OK*), McKenzie Hill Formation (OK*) or McKenzie Hill Limestone (OK*), Roubidoux Formation (KS*,OK*), Royer Dolomite (OK*), Signal Mountain Formation (OK*), Strange Formation (OK), Van Buren Formation (KS*,OK*), West Spring Creek Formation (OK*).


Geologic age:

Late Cambrian and Early Ordovician*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Named from Arbuckle Mountains, of which it composes major part of central mass, [Murray Co., OK] (Taff, 1902).


AAPG geologic province:

Las Animas arch*
Las Vegas-Raton basin*
Anadarko basin*
South Oklahoma folded belt*


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For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

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

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).

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