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Geologic Unit: Frobisher-Alida

Usage:

Frobisher-Alida interval (informal) in Mission Canyon Formation of Madison Group (ND-subsurface)

Informal. The rank or lithologic term should not be capitalized.


Subunits:

informal Rivil subinterval (ND-local).


Geologic age:

Early and/or Middle Mississippian (Tournaisian and/or Visean; Osagean)


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name: (See Canadian Lexicon)

Named from producing intervals in Frobisher and Alida oil fields in southeastern Saskatchewan, Canada (Saskatchewan Geological Society, 1956).
Complete section (subsurface): depth-interval 4,162 to 4,537 ft, Imperial Workman No. 3-8 well, LSD 3-8-1-32, West of 1st Meridian (W1M), Saskatchewan, Canada (Saskatchewan Geological Society, 1956).


AAPG geologic province:

Williston basin


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