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Geologic Unit: Haskell

Usage:

Haskell Limestone Member of Lawrence Formation of Douglas Group (KS*)
Haskell Limestone Member of Cass Formation of Douglas Group (MO,NE)
Haskell Limestone Member of Cass Limestone of Douglas Group (IA,NE)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)*


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

Type locality: at eastern edge of Lawrence, on 15th St., in NE/4 sec. 5, T. 13 S., R. 20 E., Douglas Co., eastern KS. Named from Haskel Institute, in Lawrence, eastern KS (Moore, 1932, 1936).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin*
Nemaha anticline
Salina 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 ([ ]).