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Geologic Unit: Pumpkin Creek

Usage:

Pumpkin Creek Member of Big Branch Formation of Dornick Hills Group (OK)
Pumpkin Creek Member of Big Branch Formation of Deese Group (OK)


Geologic age:

Middle Pennsylvanian (Desmoinesian)


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

Named from excellent outcrops on Pumpkin Creek, in SE/4 sec. 19, T. 6 S., R. 3 E., Carter Co., central southern OK (Tomlinson, 1929).


AAPG geologic province:

South Oklahoma folded belt


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 ([ ]).