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Geologic Unit: Gonzales Creek

Usage:

Gonzales Creek Shale Member of Graham Formation of Cisco Group (TX)
Gonzales Creek Member of Cisco Group (TX)
[?] Gonzales Creek Shale Member of North Leon Limestone (TX)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)


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

Named from Gonzales Creek [now Gunsolus Creek, located in Stephens and Eastland Cos.], Brazos River region, central northern TX (Plummer and Moore, 1922).


AAPG geologic province:

Bend arch
Fort Worth syncline


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

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"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 ([ ]).