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Geologic Unit: Aquetuck

Usage:

Aquetuck Member of Schoharie Formation (NY)
/Aquetuck Shale and Limestone of Tristates Group (NY)

[Combined terms, such as "sand and clay," shall not be used for the lithologic part of the names of sedimentary units of formation rank (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005).]


Geologic age:

Early Devonian


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

Type locality not designated. Town of Aquetuck is in Albany Co., east-central NY.


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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 ([ ]).