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Geologic Unit: House Springs

Usage:

House Springs Bentonite Bed of Kimmswick Limestone (MO*)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Mohawkian; Chatfieldian)*


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

Type section (House Springs section): roadcut on east side of MO Highway 30, 0.8 km north of intersection with Highway W at House Springs, in irregular unnumbered section between sec. 32 and sec. 33, T. 43 N., R. 4 E., House Springs 7.5-min quadrangle, Jefferson Co., MO (Kolata and others, 1986).


AAPG geologic province:

Ozark uplift*


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 ([ ]).