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Geologic Unit: Neva

Usage:

Neva Member of Grenola Limestone of Council Grove Group (KS*,NE*,OK*)
Neva Limestone of Council Grove Group (KS*,NE*,OK*)
Neva Limestone of Oscar Group (OK)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Wolfcampian)*


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

Type locality: near Neva Station, Cottonwood River Valley, Chase Co., KS. Neva Station has been moved since limestone was named. Limestone was named from exposures near junction of Diamond Creek and Cottonwood River Valleys in Chase Co. (Beede, 1902; Mudge and Burton, 1959).


AAPG geologic province:

Chautauqua platform*
Cherokee basin*
Forest City basin*
Nemaha anticline*
Salina 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 ([ ]).