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Geologic Unit: Tumbling Run

Usage:

Tumbling Run Formation of Pottsville Group (PA)
Tumbling Run Member of Pottsville Formation (PA*)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian, Early*


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

Type section: Same as basal part of Pottsville Formation reference section in roadcut on east side of U.S. Highway 122, about 150 feet farther east that original type section of Pottsville which is on eastern side of Pennsylvania Railroad cut through water gap south of Pottsville, Schuylkill Co., PA (Wood and others, 1956).


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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