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Geologic Unit: Reynolds

Usage:

Reynolds Sandstone Member of Breathitt Formation (KY*-local)
Reynolds Sandstone Member of Wise Formation (VA*)
Reynolds Sandstone Member of /Four Corners Formation of Breathitt Group (KY-local)

[Four Corners Formation conflicts with nomenclature guidelines (NACSN, 1983, 2005).]


Geologic age:

Middle Pennsylvanian (early Moscovian; Westphalian B; middle Atokan)*


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

Named from Hanging Rock of Reynolds Mountain, Bell Co., southeastern KY (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).


AAPG geologic province:

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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