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Geologic Unit: Oak Orchard

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Oak Orchard Dolomite of Lockport Group (NY) or †Oak Orchard Member of Lockport Formation (NY) abandoned. Is considered same as Eramosa Dolomite. See Eramosa.)


Geologic age:

Silurian


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

Outcrop along Oak Orchard Creek in western part of Orleans Co., western NY (Howell and Sanford, 1947).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin


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

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