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Geologic Unit: Lampasas

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Lampasas Series of Pennsylvanian System (TX) considered obsolete.)


Subunits:

Big Saline and Smithwick Groups.


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian


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

Named from Lampasas Co., TX. Best outcrops of beds are in western Lampasas and eastern San Saba Counties near village of Bend. McAnnelly's Bend in vicinity of village of Bend has been used as type area of Bend division (Cheney, 1940).
Type section: around Llano uplift of central TX and in area to north (Cheney and others, 1945).


AAPG geologic province:

Llano uplift
Bend arch


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 ([ ]).