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Geologic Unit: Eminence

Usage:

Eminence Dolomite (AR*?,MO*,OK*?, and IL*-subsurface)
Eminence Dolomite of Arbuckle Group (CO*,OK*?, and KS*-subsurface)
Eminence Formation (IL*-subsurface)
Eminence Dolomite of Knox Group (IL*-notably in southern part)
Eminence Formation of Knox Group (IL*-subsurface)


Subunits:

Momence Sandstone Member (IL).


Geologic age:

Cambrian, Late*
Croixan*
Ordovician, Early*
Canadian*


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

Named from exposures at Eminence, Shannon Co., southeastern MO (Ulrich, 1911).


AAPG geologic province:

Ozark uplift*
Illinois basin*
Upper Mississippi embayment*
Chautauqua platform*
Cherokee basin*
Forest City basin*
Anadarko basin*
Central Kansas uplift*
Sedgwick 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 ([ ]).