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  • Usage in publication:
    • Blue Creek Canyon group
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
    • Dolomite
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • South Oklahoma folded belt
Publication:

Ham, W.E., 1949, Geology and dolomite resources, Mill Creek-Ravia area, Johnstone County, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey Circular, no. 26.


Summary:

Pg. 19. Blue Creek Canyon group. Name used to include (ascending) Fort Sill limestone, Royer dolomite, Signal Mountain limestone, and Butterly dolomite [all of Arbuckle group]. Overlies Timbered Hills group. Age is Cambrian. Name credited to E.A. Frederickson (unpub. thesis).
[Origin of name not stated.]

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