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Geologic Unit: Pisgah

Usage:

Pisgah Member of Kincaid Formation of Midway Group (TX*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in TX: Lone Oak Limestone Lentil, Rocky Cedar Creek Limestone Lentil.


Geologic age:

early Tertiary (Paleocene)*


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

Named from exposures on Pisgah Ridge, in Navarro Co., on road [Farm-To-Market Road 1394] between Richland and Wortham, 6 mi north of Limestone Co. line, TX [Lat. 31 deg. 53 min. 00 sec. N., Long. 96 deg. 29 min. 27 sec. W., southwestern corner Richland 7.5-min quadrangle] (Plummer, 1933).


AAPG geologic province:

East Texas 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 ([ ]).