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Geologic Unit: Elvins

Usage:

Elvins Group (MO)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in MO: Davis Formation, Derby-Doerun Dolomite (usage of the MO Geol. Survey, 1979).


Geologic age:

Late Cambrian (Millardan)*


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

Named from exposures at Elvins, St. Francois Co., southeastern MO (Bain and Ulrich, 1905).


AAPG geologic province:

Ozark uplift*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).