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Geologic Unit: Havensville

Usage:

Havensville Shale Member of Wreford Limestone of Chase Group (KS*,NE*)
Havensville Shale Member of Wreford Limestone of Oscar Group (OK-recognized locally in northeastern part)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Cisuralian; Wolfcampian)*


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

Roadcuts on Highway 63, about 2 mi south of Havensville, KS. Named from town of Havensville, Pottawatomie Co., KS (Condra and Upp, 1931).


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline*
Forest City basin*
Chautauqua platform


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 ([ ]).