Francis Formation (OK*-recognized locally in Pontotoc and Seminole Cos.)
DeNay Limestone Member (OK*).
Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)*
Town of Francis, which is situated on eastern edge of outcrop, northeastern Pontotoc Co., central southern OK, and "all that portion of the outcrop which extends for a distance of 3 mi north, and for a similar distance south of Canadian River," Stonewall quadrangle, Pontotoc Co., OK. Named from town of Francis (Morgan, 1924; see also Tanner, 1956).
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