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Geologic Unit: Manning

Usage:

Manning Formation of Jackson Group (TX*)
Manning Clay of Jackson Group (TX*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in TX: Goodbread Sandstone Member, Plum Bentonite [unranked], Tuttle Sandstone Member, Yuma Sandstone Member.


Geologic age:

early Tertiary (late Eocene)*


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

Named from exposures at Manning Station on the St. Louis and Santa Fe RR, Angelina Co., eastern TX (Dumble, 1915).
The railroad and town, formerly the site of a lumbermill, are now abandoned; so is Manning Church, shown on Angelina County map of TX State Highway Dept. Only one inhabited house, that of M.M. Flourney, remains at site of village and mill, which is on Farm Road 844, 10.2 mi by road south-southwest of Huntington, [east-central TX] (Eargle, 1959).


AAPG geologic province:

East Texas basin*
Gulf Coast 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 ([ ]).