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Geologic Unit: Dun

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Dun Limestone (KS) reallocated to Plattsburg, Vilas, and Stanton Formations of Lansing Group. See Plattsburg, Vilas, and Stanton.)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian


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

Named from Dun, Wilson Co., southeastern KS (Hay, 1887).


AAPG geologic province:

Cherokee basin


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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"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 ([ ]).