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Geologic Unit: Dantzler

Usage:

Dantzler Formation (AL*,LA*,MS*)


Geologic age:

early Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian; Comanchean Provincial Epoch)*


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

Type section (subsurface): depth-interval 8,905 to 9,910 ft, Humble Oil and Refining Company B-1 Dantzler well, Jackson Co., MS (Hazzard and others, [1947]).


AAPG geologic province:

Mid-Gulf Coast basin*


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

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

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Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).