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Geologic Unit: Riddlesburg

Usage:

Riddlesburg Shale Member of Pocono Formation (PA*,VA)
Riddlesburg Shale Member of Rockwell Formation (MD,WV)
Riddlesburg Shale Member of Price Formation (WV)
Riddlesburg Member of Price Formation (WV)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early*


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

Type section: Exposures 1.5 mi north of Riddlesburg, Bedford Co., south-central PA (Reger, 1927).


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 ([ ]).