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Geologic Unit: Coffee

Usage:

Coffee Sand of Selma Group (MS*,TN*)
Coffee Sand (IL*,MO*)
Coffee Formation of Selma Group (MS,TN)


Subunits:

Tupelo Tongue (at base) (MS*)


Geologic age:

Late Cretaceous (Campanian to Maastrichtian?)*


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

Coffee Landing, Hardin Co., southwestern TN (Safford, 1864).


AAPG geologic province:

Upper Mississippi embayment*
Black Warrior basin*
Illinois 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 ([ ]).