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Geologic Unit: Arcadia Park

Usage:

Arcadia Park Formation of Eagle Ford Group (TX*)
Arcadia Park Shale of Eagle Ford Group (TX)
Arcadia Park Member of Eagle Ford Formation (OK,TX)


Subunits:

Bells Sandstone Member (TX*).


Geologic age:

Late Cretaceous (Turonian)*


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

Type locality: Arcadia Park station, 7 mi west of Dallas, on Fort Worth-Dallas interurban, Trinity and Brazos River regions, [Eagle Ford quadrangle], Dallas Co., eastern TX (Moreman, unpub. thesis; Adkins, 1933).


AAPG geologic province:

Ouachita folded belt*
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 ([ ]).