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Geologic Unit: Moyers

Usage:

Moyers Formation of Stanley Group (AR,OK*)
Moyers Member of Stanley Shale (AR*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Gap Ridge Sandstone Member (AR), Parker Hill Sandstone Member (AR), Schoolhouse Chert Member (OK).


Geologic age:

Late Mississippian (Chesterian)*


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

Type section: at, and north of, village of Moyers, in T. 2 S., R. 16 E., Pushmataha Co., OK (Harlton, 1938).


AAPG geologic province:

Ouachita folded belt*


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 ([ ]).