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Geologic Unit: Amazonia

Usage:

Amazonia Limestone Member of Lawrence Formation of Douglas Group (KS*)
Amazonia Limestone Member of Lawrence Shale of Douglas Group (MO*,OK*)
Amazonia Limestone Member of Lawrence Shale of Vamoosa Group (OK*)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)*


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

Type locality: at town of Amazonia, Andrew Co., northwestern MO (Hinds and Greene, 1915).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko basin*
Chautauqua platform*
Cherokee basin*
Forest City basin*
Nemaha anticline*


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 ([ ]).