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Geologic Unit: Critzer

Usage:

Critzer Limestone Member of Hertha Limestone of /Bronson subgroup [informal] of Kansas City Group (KS)
Critzer Limestone Member of Shale Hill Formation of Pleasanton Group (MO)
Misspelled Critizer in early reports.

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


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)


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

South of Critizer [Critzer], in sec. 17, T. 22 S., R. 23 E., Linn Co., KS (Jewett, 1932).
Reference section: on north side of roadcut along east-west gravel road through south end of Hilltop Mound, 1.5 mi east of Everett, on south line SW/4 SW/4 SW/4 sec. 19, T. 43 N., R. 31 W., Everett 7.5-min quadrangle, Cass Co., MO (Gentile and Thompson, 2004).


AAPG geologic province:

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 ([ ]).