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Geologic Unit: Relay Creek

Usage:

Relay Creek Dolomite Beds of Marlow Formation of Whitehorse Group (OK*)
Relay Creek(?) Dolomite Member of Whitehorse Formation (KS)


Geologic age:

Middle Permian (Guadalupian)*


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

Named from exposures both north and south of Relay Creek, in T. 15 N., R. 12 W., and adjoining twps. on south and east, [Blaine Co.], northwestern OK (Evans, 1931).


AAPG geologic province:

Anadarko 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 ([ ]).