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Geologic Unit: Bigelow

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Bigelow Formation, or †Bigelow Limestone, of Council Grove Group (KS,NE) reallocated to Crouse Limestone, Blue Rapids Shale, and Funston Limestone. See Crouse, Blue Rapids, and Funston.)


Subunits:

Crouse Limestone, Blue Rapids Shale, Funston Limestone Members.


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Wolfcampian)


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

Named from Bigelow, Marshall Co., northeastern KS (Jewett, 1941).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin
Nemaha anticline


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 ([ ]).