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Geologic Unit: Bois d'Arc

Usage:

Bois d'Arc Limestone of Hunton Group (OK*)
Bois d'Arc Formation of Hunton Group (OK)
Bois d'Arc Member of Hunton Formation (OK)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in OK: Cravatt Member, Fittstown Member.


Geologic age:

Early Devonian*


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

Named from exposures along Bois d'Arc Creek, in sec. 4, T. 2 N., R. 6 E., Pontotoc Co., OK (Reeds, 1911, 1926).
Type locality of Reeds (1926) [corrected]: on north bank of Bois d'Arc Creek, in sec. 11, T. 2 N., R. 6 E. Bois d'Arc Creek is not present in sec. 4 (Amsden, 1957).
Type section: in sec. 4, T. 2 N., R. 6 E., starting at top of Cedar Hill and extending north along banks of Chimneyhill Creek (Amsden, 1957).


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 ([ ]).