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Geologic Unit: Comyn

Usage:

Comyn Formation (TX-subsurface)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Late or Pennsylvanian


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

Type section (subsurface): depth-interval 4,132 to 4,320 ft, Roxana Petroleum Company Seaman No. 1 test well, northwestern Palo Pinto Co., north-central TX. Named from town of Comyn, northern Comanche Co., north-central TX (Cheney, 1940).


AAPG geologic province:

Bend arch


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

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