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Geologic Unit: Dornick Hills

Usage:

Dornick Hills Group (OK*)
[?] Dornick Hills Formation (OK*)


Subunits:

GROUP STATUS (alphabetical) --all in OK: Big Branch Formation, Golf Course Formation*, Lake Murray Formation*.


Geologic age:

Early to Middle Pennsylvanian (Bashkirian to Moscovian; Namurian to Westphalian; Morrowan to Desmoinesian)*


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

Named from Dornick Hills, north of Ardmore, Carter Co., OK (Waters, 1927).


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 ([ ]).