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Geologic Unit: Emuckfaw

Usage:

Emuckfaw Formation of Heard Group (AL)
Emuckfaw Group (AL)


Subunits:

Glenloch Schist of Emuckfaw Group (AL); Timbergut and Josie Leg formations/members (informal)


Geologic age:

Paleozoic, early


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

Exposures along Emuckfaw Creek, 2.4 km north of Horseshoe Bend, Tallapoosa Co., east-central AL (Neathery and Reynolds, 1975).


AAPG geologic province:

Piedmont-Blue Ridge province


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

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