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Geologic Unit: Duskin Creek

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Duskin Creek Formation (TN) reallocated to Rockcastle Conglomerate. See Rockcastle.)


Geologic age:

Early Pennsylvanian (Bashkirian; Westphalian; Morrowan)


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

Notable exposures on Duskin Creek, a tributary of Piney Creek, which flows by Spring City, Rhea Co., southeastern TN (Nelson, 1925).
[Wilson and others (1956) considered this to be type section.]


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.

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