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Geologic Unit: Decker

Usage:

Decker Formation (NJ*,NY*,PA*)
Decker Limestone (NJ*,NY*,PA*)
Called Decker Ferry in early reports.


Subunits:

Clove Brook Member (NJ*,NY*), Wallpack Center Member (NJ*,NY*).


Geologic age:

late Late Silurian (Pridoli)*


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

Exposures near Decker's Ferry, below Flatbrookville, Sussex Co., northern NJ (White, 1882).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian 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 ([ ]).