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Geologic Unit: Reynales

Usage:

Reynales Limestone of Clinton Group (NY*)
Reynales Dolomite (PA)


Subunits:

(alphabetical) --all in NY: Brewer Dock Member, Furnaceville Member, Hickory Corners Member*, Merritton Limestone Member, Wallington Member.


Geologic age:

early Early Silurian (Llandovery)*


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

Exposures at Reynales Basin, 8 mi east of Lockport, Niagara Co., NY (Chadwick, 1918).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).