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Geologic Unit: Coffeyville

Usage:

Coffeyville Formation of Kansas City Group (KS*)
Coffeyville Formation of Skiatook Group (OK*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Checkerboard Limestone Member (OK), Denay Limestone Member (OK), Dodds Creek Sandstone Member (KS,OK?), Lost City Member (OK), Seminole Sandstone Member (OK), Stark Shale Member (OK).


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)*


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

Named from exposures at Coffeyville, Montgomery Co., southeastern KS (Schrader and Haworth, 1905).
Mapped as far south as Okfuskee Co., OK (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 1200).


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 ([ ]).