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Geologic Unit: Crossville

Usage:

Crossville Sandstone of Crooked Fork Group (TN*)


Geologic age:

Early Pennsylvanian (Bashkirian; Westphalian; Morrowan)*


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

[Type locality:] on Pigeon Ridge Road, northwest of Byrd Creek, near Cumberland Homesteads CCC Camp, about 6 mi south of Crossville, Cumberland Co., eastern TN (Wanless, 1946).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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 ([ ]).