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Geologic Unit: Kinkaid

Usage:

Kinkaid Limestone (IL*,IN,KY)
Kinkaid Limestone of Pope Group (IL)
Kinkaid Limestone of Buffalo Wallow Group (IN-subsurface)
Kinkaid Limestone Member of Buffalo Wallow Formation (KY*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Cave Hill Member (IL,KY), Goreville Member (IL,KY), Grove Church Member (IL), Negli Creek Member (KY) or Negli Limestone Member (IL).


Geologic age:

Late Mississippian (Serpukhovian; late Chesterian)*


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

Excellent exposures along Kinkaid Creek, Jackson Co., IL (Weller, 1920).


AAPG geologic province:

Illinois 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 ([ ]).