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Geologic Unit: Osgood

Usage:

Osgood Formation (AL,KY*,TN*)
Osgood Shale (IN*,OH*)
Osgood Limestone of Wayne Group (TN)
Osgood Limestone Member of Wayne Formation (TN)
Osgood Member of Salamonie Dolomite (IN)
Osgood Formation of Wayne Group (TN*)


Geologic age:

late Early to early Late Silurian (Wenlock to Llandovery)*


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

Osgood, Ripley Co., IN (Foerste, 1896).


AAPG geologic province:

Cincinnati arch*


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 ([ ]).