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  • Usage in publication:
    • Honey Creek limestone member
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • South Oklahoma folded belt
    • Ouachita folded belt
Publication:

Ulrich, E.O., 1911, Revision of the Paleozoic systems: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 22, p. 281-680.


Summary:

Pg. 624, 642, 661, 666, pl. 27. Honey Creek limestone member of Reagan sandstone. Certain thin limestones originally included in basal part of Arbuckle limestone but now transferred to underlying Reagan formation. Is calcareous upper part of the Reagan. [Thickness and type locality not stated.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 976).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Honey Creek formation
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
    • Biostratigraphic dating
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • South Oklahoma folded belt
    • Ouachita folded belt
Publication:

Ulrich, E.O., 1932, Preliminary description of the Honey Creek, Fort Sill, Royer, and Signal Mountain formations of Oklahoma: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 43, no. 3, p. 742-747.


Summary:

Proposes raising in rank to formation the calcareous beds at top of Reagan sandstone formerly called Honey Creek limestone member of Reagan. Occurs in Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains, South Oklahoma folded belt province. Type section is in sec 1, T2S, R1E along Honey Creek, Carter Co, OK. Consists of yellowish, thin-bedded, argillaceous and shaly limestone. Contains a PLYCHASPIS zone above a fossiliferous crystalline limestone. Thickness is 124-250 ft. Unconformably underlies Fort Sill formation or Royer formation. Corresponds to Wilberns formation in TX. Cap Mountain formation, which underlies Wilberns formation in TX, is absent in OK except at one locality. Honey Creek at that locality overlies Reagan. Age is Late Cambrian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Honey Creek formation
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • South Oklahoma folded belt
    • Ouachita folded belt
Publication:

Decker, C.E., 1939, Two Lower Paleozoic groups, Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains, Oklahoma: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 50, no. 8, p. 1311-1322., See also Oklahoma Geol. Survey Circ., no. 22, 1939. Available online, http://www.ogs.ou.edu/pubsscanned/Circulars/circular22.pdf


Summary:

Included as upper formation of Timbered Hills group in Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains, OK, in South Oklahoma folded belt province. Detailed lithology of type section from base: 16 ft of sandstones and limestones alternate with shaly zone at base; 4 ft of gray crystalline limestone; 19 ft of gray-brown, coarsely crystalline limestone with glauconite, shaly beds towards base; 7 ft of crystalline limestones; 25 ft of coarsely crystalline limestone with shaly lenses; and crystalline limestones with abundant glauconite at top. Trilobites in limestones. Gradational to underlying Reagan sandstone. Underlies with marked difference Fort Sill formation of Arbuckle group. Age is Late Cambrian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Honey Creek formation
  • Modifications:
    • Biostratigraphic dating
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • South Oklahoma folded belt
Publication:

Frederickson, E.A., 1941, Correlation of Cambro-Ordovician trilobites from Oklahoma: Journal of Paleontology, v. 15, no. 2, p. 160-163.


Summary:

Trilobite fauna is described, in South Oklahoma folded belt province, OK, and used to make correlations with formations in upper Mississippi Valley. Correlations chart. Age is Late Cambrian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Honey Creek formation
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
    • Redescribed
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
    • Dolomite
    • Sandstone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • South Oklahoma folded belt
Publication:

Frederickson, E.A., 1948, Clarification of Upper Cambrian stratigraphy in Oklahoma, IN Geological notes: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 32, no. 7, p. 1349-1352. [Available online, with subscription, from AAPG archives: http://www.aapg.org/datasystems or http://search.datapages.com]


Summary:

In Wichita and Arbuckle Mountains of OK, in South Oklahoma folded belt province, on the basis of faunal evidence and stratigraphic position, Cap Mountain formation equivalent of Ulrich, 1932 and the basal limestone of Decker, 1939 are included as part of Honey Creek formation. Honey Creek described as mainly limestone, including some dolomites, except in Wichita Mountains where abundant sandstones are interbedded; all are characterized by abundant glauconite. Age is Late Cambrian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Honey Creek formation
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • 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:

In Johnston Co, OK in South Oklahoma folded belt province, consists of sandy and non-sandy dolomite 63-234 ft thick. Lower part is sandy dolomite, 80-150 ft thick, with noticeable glauconite which weathers to loose sand or buff-colored sandstone on outcrop. Color ranges from gray to brownish or greenish gray. Upper part, 60-80 ft thick, is gray, tan, or pink medium- to coarse-crystalline dolomite that weathers to light brown or dark gray. Cap Mountain formation of Ulrich (1932), on the basis of fossils, is part of Honey Creek formation. Overlies Reagan sandstone; underlies Fort Sill limestone. Age is Late Cambrian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Honey Creek Formation
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
    • Biostratigraphic dating
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • South Oklahoma folded belt
Publication:

Stitt, J.H., 1977, Late Cambrian and earliest Ordovician trilobites, Wichita Mountains area, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Society Bulletin, no. 124.


Summary:

Based on trilobite fauna, the upper half of Reagan Sandstone in the Wichita Mountains is the same age as the upper quarter of Reagan Sandstone and lower third of Honey Creek Limestone in the Arbuckle Mountains, South Oklahoma folded belt province. Age is Late Cambrian.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


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