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Geologic Unit: Auburn

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †/Auburn Chert (MO) reallocated to Plattin Limestone. See Plattin.)

[Preoccupied. Name previously applied to Auburn Shale by Beede (1898) in KS.]


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Mohawkian)


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

Type locality not stated. Forms surface stone of Auburn, Lincoln Co., east-central MO (Rowley, 1908).


AAPG geologic province:

Lincoln anticline


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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"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 ( ).

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