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Geologic Unit: Salem School

Usage:

Salem School Limestone [unranked] in Home Creek Limestone of Canyon Group (TX)
Salem School Limestone Member of Graham Formation of Cisco Group (TX*)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)*


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

Notable exposures 0.5 mi southeast of Salem School, in southeastern part of Young Co., Brazos River region, central northern TX (Lee and others, 1938).


AAPG geologic province:

Bend arch


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 ([ ]).