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Geologic Unit: Barnett Hill

Usage:

Barnett Hill Formation (OK*-recognized locally in northern Arbuckle Mountains)
[?] Barnett Hill Member of Atoka Formation (OK)


Geologic age:

Middle Pennsylvanian (Atokan)*


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

Type locality: Barnett Hill, 1 mi north of Clarita, in sec. 2, T. 1 S., R. 8 E.. Coal Co., southeastern OK. Second type locality: Goose Creek in secs. 19 and 20, T. 1 N., R. 8 E. Named from Barnett Hill (Harlton, 1938).


AAPG geologic province:

Arkoma 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 ([ ]).