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Geologic Unit: Schroyer

Usage:

Schroyer Member of Wreford Limestone of Chase Group (KS*,NE)
Schroyer Member of Wreford Limestone of Oscar Group (OK)


Geologic age:

Permian*


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

East side Big Blue Valley, about 1.25 mi south of Schroyer, [in sec. 31, T. 3 S., R. 7 E.], Marshall Co., KS. Named from Schroyer, Marshall Co., KS (Condra and Upp, 1931).
[See section measured by Condra and Upp, 1931, p. 35 (section no. 11). Available online from the Kansas Geological Survey, "Kansas by County" Data Explorer; measured sections http://www.kgs.ku.edu/General/Geology/Measured/index.html (select Marshall Co.; T. 3 S., R. 7 E.; section 31).]


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline*


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 ([ ]).