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Geologic Unit: Chickachoc

Usage:

Chickachoc Chert (OK*)
Chickachoc Chert Member of Wapanucka Limestone (OK*)


Geologic age:

Early Pennsylvanian (Morrowan)*


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

Named from post office called Chickachoc in 1901 and located at or near present station of Chockie, on Missouri, Kansas, and Texas RR, just east of border of Coalgate quadrangle and near type exposures of the chert lentil (Taff, personal commun., Jan. 26, 1931; Wilmarth, 1938).


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 ([ ]).