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Geologic Unit: Paint Rock

Usage:

No current usage?
(†Paint Rock Limestone (TX) considered abandoned? Uncertain if used by the TX Geol. Survey. Not used by the USGS. Is considered same as Talpa Formation. See Talpa.)


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Cisuralian; Leonardian)


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

Named from town of Paint Rock, Concho Co., Colorado River region, central TX (Drake, 1893; Sellards, 1933).


AAPG geologic province:

Permian 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 ([ ]).