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Geologic Unit: Fleming

Usage:

Fleming Formation (LA*,TX*)
Fleming Group (TX)


Subunits:

GROUP STATUS (alphabetical) --all in TX: Cuero Formation, Lagarto Clay or Lagarto Formation, Oakville Formation.
FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical) --all in LA*: Blounts Creek Member, Carnahan Bayou Member, Castor Creek Member, Dough Hills Member, Lena Member, Williamson Creek Member.


Geologic age:

Miocene*


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

Named from Fleming, Tyler Co., eastern TX (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).


AAPG geologic province:

Arkla basin*
Gulf Coast 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 ([ ]).