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Geologic Unit: Lantz Mills

Usage:

Lantz Mills lithofacies (informal) in Edinburg Formation (VA-local)

Informal. The rank or lithologic term should not be capitalized.


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Mohawkian; Turinian)


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

Exposed along Swover Creek near Lantz Mills, 4.6 mi N. 69 deg. W. of Edinburg, Shenandoah Co., VA (Cooper and Cooper, 1946).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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