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Geologic Unit: Doyle

Usage:

Doyle Shale of Chase Group (KS*,NE*)
Doyle Shale of Oscar Group (OK)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in KS*,NE*,OK: Gage Shale Member, Holmesville Shale Member, Towanda Limestone Member.


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Cisuralian; Wolfcampian)*
Pennsylvanian (local)


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

Named from exposures on Doyle Creek, southwest of Florence, Marion Co., eastern KS (Prosser, 1902).


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline*


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 ([ ]).