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Geologic Unit: Deese

Usage:

Deese Formation (OK*)
[/?] Deese Group (OK)


Subunits:

GROUP STATUS (alphabetical) --all in OK: Big Branch Formation; Devils Kitchen Conglomerate, Millsap Lake Formation, West Arm Formation.
FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical) --all in OK: Arnold Member, Devils Kitchen Member, Morris Ranch Sandstone Member, Natsy Member, Rocky Point Conglomerate [Member], Williams Member.


Geologic age:

Middle Pennsylvanian (Moscovian; Wesphalian; Desmoinesian)*


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

In sec. 33, T. 3 S., R. 1 E., Carter Co., OK (Tomlinson, 1929).


AAPG geologic province:

South Oklahoma folded belt*


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 ([ ]).