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Geologic Unit: Deicke

Usage:

Deicke Bentonite Bed of Castlewood Member of Spechts Ferry Formation (IL,IA,MO,WI)
Deicke Bentonite Bed of Decorah Formation (IA,MN*)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Tyrone Limestone (KY)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Eggleston Formation (TN,VA,WV)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Carters Limestone (AL,GA,TN)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Moccasin Formation (TN,VA,WV)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Chicamauga Formation (AL)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Colvin Mountain Sandstone (AL,GA)
Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Bays Formation (TN)
[?] Deicke Metabentonite [Bed] of Carimona Member of Spechts Ferry Formation (IA,MN,WI)
/Deicke K-bentonite Bed of Stones River Group (AL)


Geologic age:

Middle Ordovician (Rocklandian)*


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

Type section: Mincke section, in south bluff of Meramec River along St. Louis-San Francisco RR, 0.4 km northeast of Mincke Siding, in center E/2 SE/4 SE/4 sec. 21, T. 44 N., R. 4 E., St. Louis Co., MO. Named from town of Deicke, 3.2 km southwest of type section (Willman and Kolata, 1978).


AAPG geologic province:

Ozark uplift
Wisconsin arch
Illinois basin
Sioux uplift*
Ozark uplift
Cincinnati arch*
Appalachian basin


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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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