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Geologic Unit: Price

Usage:

Price Formation (VA*,WV*,KY*,MD)
Price Sandstone (VA*)
Price Siltstone (VA*)
Price Member of Grainger Formation (KY*,VA*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Big Stone Gap Shale Member (VA), Broad Ford Sandstone Member (VA), Cloyd Conglomerate Member (VA,WV), Cussewago Member (or Sandstone Member)(WV),Oswayo Member (MD,WV), Riddlesburg Member (or Shale Member)(WV), Rockwell Member (WV), Sunbury Shale Member (VA,WV).


Geologic age:

Late Devonian to Early Mississippian*


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

Price Mountain, Montgomery Co., southwestern VA (Campbell, 1894).


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 ([ ]).