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Geologic Unit: Peery

Usage:

Peery Limestone (VA)
Peery Limestone of Black River Group (VA*,WV*)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician (Mohawkian; Turinian)*


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

Type locality: at south end of Peery Lime Company quarry near State Highway 61, about 0.75 mi east of railroad station at North Tazewell, Tazewell Co., VA (Cooper and Prouty, 1943).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian 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 ([ ]).