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Geologic Unit: Rockway

Usage:

Rockway Dolomite Member of Irondequoit Limestone (NY)
Rockway Dolomite of Clinton Group (NY*)


Subunits:

Salmon Creek Phosphate Bed (NY*,CAN).


Geologic age:

late Early Silurian (Wenlock)*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name: (See Canadian Lexicon)

In Fifteen Mile Creek at Rockway, Ontario, Canada (Kilgour, 1963).


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 ([ ]).