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Geologic Unit: Guthrie

Usage:

Guthrie Dolomite Member of Blaine Formation of Pease River Group (TX*)
Guthrie Dolomite Member of Dog Creek Shale of El Reno Group (OK*)
Guthrie Dolomite Bed of Dog Creek Shale of El Reno Group (OK)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Cisuralian; Leonardian)*


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

Underlies town of Guthrie, King Co., central northern TX, and outcrops along South Wichita River or Salt River east of town (Cheney, 1929).
Reference section: in bluff, in SE/4 SW/4 NE/4 sec. 11, T. 1 N., R. 26 W., and southwest-flowing creek, in SW/4 SE/4 sec. 1 to NE/4 NE/4 SE/4 sec. 1, T. 1 N., R. 26 W., Harmon Co., OK (Johnson, 1990).


AAPG geologic province:

Palo Duro basin*
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 ([ ]).