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Geologic Unit: Densmore Creek

Usage:

Densmore Creek Phosphate Bed of Neahga Shale (NY*)
Densmore Creek Bed of Maplewood Shale (NY)


Geologic age:

early Early Silurian (Llandovery)*


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

Exposures on Densmore Creek, about 0.2 km east of Densmore Road bridge in the town of Irondequoit, Monroe Co., NY (LoDuca and Brett, 1994).


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 ([ ]).