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Geologic Unit: Mission Creek

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Mission Creek Shale Member of Deer Creek Limestone of Shawnee Group (IA,KS,MO,NE) is same as /Larsh-Burroak shale member [informal] of Deer Creek Formation of Shawnee Group. See Larsh and Burroak. [The use of a hyphen between undifferentiated [members] is not considered proper notation (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005).])


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)


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

Not designated. Named from exposures on Mission Creek, southeast of Iowa Point, Doniphan Co., KS (Condra, 1927).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin
Nemaha anticline


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 ([ ]).