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Geologic Unit: Pokejoy

Usage:

Pokejoy Member of Mahantango Formation (WV*,MD*,PA)


Geologic age:

late Middle Devonian (Givetian)*


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

Type section: exposure in bed of Pokejoy Run, 0.3 mi upstream from confluence of Pokejoy Run with New Creek in the southeastern quarter of the Elk Garden 15-min quadrangle, Mineral Co., east-central WV (Hasson and Dennison, 1974).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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

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"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 ([ ]).