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  • Usage in publication:
    • Meers Quartzite
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
Publication:

Ham, W.E., Denison, R.E., and Merritt, C.A., 1964, Basement rocks and structural evolution of southern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 95, 302 p.


Summary:

Assigned to Tillman Metasedimentary Group (new). Meers is known only as inclusions in Raggedy Mountain Gabbro Group (new) and Wichita Granite Group (new) from outcrops in Wichita Mountains. Placed with Tillman so that all known metasedimentary rocks of Wichita Province are classified together. As is part of Tillman age is also probably Early Cambrian.

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


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