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  • Usage in publication:
    • Kindblade formation*
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • South Oklahoma 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:

Pg. 15, 16 (table 1), 25-26, 47-48; 1939, GSA Bull., v. 50, no. 8, p. 1313, 1320, table 1. Kindblade formation of Arbuckle group. Name proposed to replace preoccupied Alden (Decker, 1933). Chiefly dark-gray limestones in groups of beds in which one or two thick ones alternate with zones of thinner beds. Thickness near type section about 956 feet; to Arbuckle Mountains aggregates 1,216 to 1,536 feet. Grades Into Cool Creek formation below and West Spring Creek formation above. Age is Early Ordovician.
Type section: outcrop on Kindblade Ranch, in E/2 sec. 26, T. 6 N., R. 14 W., 10.5 mi southwest of Carnegie, Comanche Co., southwestern OK. Well exposed along east side of ranch.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 2012).


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