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Geologic Unit: Blue Creek Canyon

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Blue Creek Canyon Group (OK) discarded. Is same as Butterly Dolomite, Signal Mountain Limestone, Royer Dolomite, and Fort Sill Limestone (all of Arbuckle Group). See Butterly, Fort Sill, Royer, and Signal Mountain.)


Geologic age:

Late Cambrian to Early Ordovician


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

Unknown. Origin of name not stated by author (Ham, 1949).


AAPG geologic province:

South Oklahoma folded belt


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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