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Geologic Unit: Irons Fork Mountain

Usage:

Irons Fork Mountain Formation of Jackfork Group (AR)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian, Early
Morrowan


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

In secs. 21 through 24, 27, and 28, T. 1 S., R. 28 W., Polk Co., AR. Named from Irons Fork Mountain along U.S. Forest Service Road 216, (Morris, 1971).
Reference section: 50 mi east in Forked Mountain area, Little Cedar Creek anticline, from NW/4 sec. 4, T. 2 N., R. 19 W., to SW/4 sec. 33, T. 3 N., R. 19 W.; Saline Co. into adjoining Perry Co., AR (Morris, 1971).


AAPG geologic province:

Ouachita folded belt
Arkoma basin


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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"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 ( ).

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