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Geologic Unit: Corbin City

Usage:

Corbin City Limestone Member of Drum Limestone of /Linn subgroup [informal] of Kansas City Group (KS)

["Subgroup" not recognized as a formal stratigraphic rank term (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). Linn subgroup considered informal and should not be capitalized.]


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)


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

Not stated. Named from a locality just south of Cherryvale [Montgomery Co.], eastern KS (Moore, 1932).
Type locality: Corbin City, 2 mi south of Cherryvale, Montgomery Co., eastern KS (Condra, 1949).


AAPG geologic province:

Cherokee basin
Forest City 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 ([ ]).