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Geologic Unit: Herington

Usage:

Herington Limestone Member of Nolans Limestone of Chase Group (KS*,NE*)
Herington Limestone of Chase Group (OK*)
Herington Limestone of Oscar Group (OK)


Geologic age:

Permian, Early*
Pennsylvanian, Late [local]


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

Named from Herington, Dickinson Co., KS (Beede, 1909).
[Type locality stated to be 2 mi south of Herington, southwest corner sec. 24, T. 16 S., R. 4 E., Dickinson Co., KS. See section measured by M.K. Elias, 1932. Available online from the Kansas Geological Survey, "Kansas by County" Data Explorer; measured sections http://www.kgs.ku.edu/General/Geology/Measured/index.html (select Dickinson Co.; T. 16 S., R. 4 E.; section 24).]


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline*
Salina basin*
Anadarko 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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