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Geologic Unit: Greer

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Greer Formation (OK,TX) reallocated to Blaine, Dog Creek, Whitehorse, and Cloud Chief formations. See Blaine, Dog Creek, Whitehorse, Cloud Chief.)


Geologic age:

Early to Middle Permian


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

Named from Greer Co., southwestern OK. Type locality is said by Gould to be the butte known as Cedar Top, in northwestern corner of Kiowa Co., southwestern OK (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko basin
South Oklahoma folded belt


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 ([ ]).