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Geologic Unit: Caneyville

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Caneyville Limestone of Wabaunsee Group (KS,NE,OK) replaced with Plumb Shale Member of Wood Siding Formation of /Richardson subgroup [informal] of Wabaunsee Group. See Plumb Shale.)

["Subgroup" not recognized as a formal stratigraphic rank term (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). Richardson subgroup considered informal and should not be capitalized.]


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)


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

In sec. 11, T. 32 S., R. 8 E., Caneyville Twp., Chautauqua Co., KS. Named from Caneyville Twp., Chautauqua, Co., southeastern KS (Moore, 1936).


AAPG geologic province:

Cherokee 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 ([ ]).