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Geologic Unit: Chickasaw Creek

Usage:

Chickasaw Creek Shale of Stanley Group (OK*)
Chickasaw Creek Member of Stanley Shale (AR*)
Chickasaw Creek Formation of Stanley Group (AR,OK)
[?] Chickasaw Creek Formation of Jackfork Group (OK)


Geologic age:

Late Mississippian (Chesterian)*


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

Type locality: immediately south of Chickasaw Creek in center of south line of the SW/4, 600 feet north of section line of sec. 7, T. 1 S., R. 13 E., Atoka Co., southeastern OK. Second type locality: center of W/2 NE/4 NE/4 sec. 26, T. 1 S., R. 12 E. Named from Chickasaw Creek (Harlton, 1938).


AAPG geologic province:

Arkoma basin*
Ouachita 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 ([ ]).