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Geologic Unit: Edinburg

Usage:

Edinburg Formation (VA*,WV?)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in VA: Lantz Mills lithofacies (informal), Liberty Hall lithofacies (informal), St. Luke Member.


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Mohawkian; Turinian)*


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

1.5 mi N. 61 deg. E. of Edinburg, Shenandoah Co., western VA (Cooper and Cooper, 1946).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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 ([ ]).