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Geologic Unit: Haynesville

Usage:

Haynesville Formation (AL*,AR*,FL*,LA*,MS*,TX*)
Haynesville Formation of Louark Group (subsurface of LA,TX)


Subunits:

Buckner Member (AL*,MS*,AR)


Geologic age:

Jurassic, Late*
Kimmeridgian


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

Type area (subsurface): wells in Haynesville oil field, Claiborne Co., northern LA (Goebel, 1950).
["Reference section"] (subsurface): Hunt Oil Company No. 1 well, in sec. 3, T. 23 N., R. 7 W., Claiborne Parish, LA (Goebel, 1950).


AAPG geologic province:

Arkla basin*
Mid-Gulf Coast basin*
Gulf Coast 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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