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Geologic Unit: Frame

Usage:

Frame Member of Wristen Formation (TX)
Frame Formation of Wristen Group (TX)


Geologic age:

Silurian


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

Type section (subsurface): depth-interval 2036-2097 m, Wilshire Oil Company Atlantic Frame well, Sec. 8, Blk 10, H and GN Survey, Pecos Co., TX (Hill and Hoenig, 1979).


AAPG geologic province:

Permian 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 ([ ]).