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Geologic Unit: Olean

Usage:

Olean Conglomerate (NY*)
Olean Conglomerate of Pottsville Group (PA*)


Geologic age:

Pennsylvanian, Early*


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

Olean Rock City, 6 mi south of Olean, Cattaraugus Co., western NY (Ashburner, 1880).
Reference section: Jakes Rocks, Allegheny National Forest, Warren Co., PA (Geyer and Wilshusen, 1982).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).