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Geologic Unit: Centerfield

Usage:

Centerfield Limestone Member of Ludlowville Shale (MD*,NY*,OH*,PA*,WV)
Centerfield Limestone Member of Ludlowville Formation of Hamilton Group (NY*)
Centerfield Member of Ludlowville Formation of Hamilton Group (NY)
Centerfield Formation (NY)
Centerfield Limestone (NY)
Centerfield Limestone of Hamilton Group (NY)


Subunits:

Peppermill Gulf bed (NY)


Geologic age:

Middle Devonian*


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

Type section: on Schaffer Creek, 1 mi north of Centerfield, [Canandaigua quadrangle, Ontario Co., central western NY] (Cooper, 1930).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian 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 ([ ]).