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Geologic Unit: Antlers

Usage:

Antlers Formation of Trinity Group (NM,OK,TX)
Antlers Sand of Trinity Group (TX)
Antlers Sandstone of Trinity Group (OK)


Subunits:

Baum Limestone Member (OK).


Geologic age:

Early Cretaceous (Comanchean Provincial Epoch)


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

Named from Antlers, Pushmataha Co., southeastern OK (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).


AAPG geologic province:

Fort Worth syncline
Ouachita folded belt
Permian basin
South Oklahoma folded belt


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 ([ ]).