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Geologic Unit: Pride Mountain

Usage:

Pride Mountain Formation (AL*,MS*)


Subunits:

(ascending): Alsobrook Member (AL*,MS*), Tanyard Branch Member (AL*,MS*), Wagnon Member (AL*,MS*), Southward Spring Sandstone Member (AL*,MS*), Sandfall Member (AL*,MS*), Mynot Sandstone Member (AL*,MS), Green Hill Member (AL*,MS*).
Subsurface: Evans and Lewis cycles (MS,AL).


Geologic age:

Middle Mississippian (Visean; early Chesterian)*


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

Exposures on northeastern slope of Pride Mountain, located about 2 mi east of Pride, Colbert Co., AL, and 0.5 mi south of U.S. Highway 72, in SE/4 sec. 15, T. 4 S., R. 12 W. (Welch, 1958).


AAPG geologic province:

Black Warrior basin*
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 ([ ]).