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Geologic Unit: Coleman

Usage:

No current usage?
(†Coleman Bed, †Coleman Clay, or †Coleman Limestone (TX) considered abandoned? Uncertain if used by the TX Geol. Survey. Not used by the USGS.)


Geologic age:

Permian


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

Named from Coleman, Coleman Co., Colorado River region, central TX. Most of town is built on the outcrop (Drake, 1893; US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).


AAPG geologic province:

Bend arch


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).