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Geologic Unit: Wilcox

Usage:

Wilcox Group (AL*,AR*,FL*,GA*,LA*,MO*,MS*,TN*,TX*)
Wilcox Formation (FL,GA*,IL*,KY*,LA*,MO*,MS,TN*,TX*)


Subunits:

(in alpha order): Ackerman (AL,MS,TN,MO), Baker Hill (GA,AL*), Bashi (AL*,FL*,GA*,MS*), Berger (AR*), Calvert Bluff (TX), Converse (LA), Cow Bayou (LA), Detonti (AR*), Dolet Hills (LA*), Flour Island (MO*,TN*), Fort Pillow (MO*,TN*), Hall Summit (LA), Hatchetigbee (AL*,FL*,GA*,MS*), Henrys Chapel (TX), Holly Springs (MO), Hooper (TX), Indio (TX*), Lime Hill (LA), Logansport (LA), Marthaville (LA,TX), Naborton (TX,LA*), Nanafalia (AL*,GA*,MS*), Old Breastworks (TN*), Pendleton (LA,TX), Rockdale (LA*,TX*), Sabinetown (LA,TX*), Saline (AR*), Salt Mountain (AL,GA*), Seguin (LA*,TX*), Simsboro (TX), Tuscahoma (AL*,GA*,MS*) Formations of Wilcox Group


Geologic age:

Tertiary*
Paleocene* (local)
Eocene*
Eocene(?)*


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

Not designated. Named from Wilcox Co., AL.


AAPG geologic province:

Arkla basin*
Black Warrior basin*
East Texas basin*
Gulf Coast basin*
Illinois basin*
Mid-Gulf Coast basin*
Ouachita folded belt*
South Georgia sedimentary province*
Upper Mississippi embayment*


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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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