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Geologic Unit: Bostwick

Usage:

Bostwick Member of Lake Murray Formation of Dornick Hills Group (OK)
Bostwick Conglomerate Member of Lake Murray Formation of Dornick Hills Group (OK*-recognized locally in southern Arbuckle Mountains)


Geologic age:

Middle Pennsylvanian (Moscovian; Wesphalian A; Atokan)*


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

Type locality: on Bostwick Dairy Farm, in W/2 NE/4 sec. 11, T. 5 S., R. 1, E., whose buildings stand upon the ridge, Carter Co., south-central OK. Origin of name not stated by author, but probably named from Bostwick Ridge or Bostwick Dairy Farm in Carter Co., south-central OK (Tomlinson, 1929).


AAPG geologic province:

South Oklahoma folded belt*


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 ([ ]).