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Geologic Unit: Sequatchie

Usage:

Sequatchie Formation (AL*,GA*,TN*,VA*)


Subunits:

Ringgold member (AL,GA), Shellmound Member (AL,GA), and Mannie Shale Member (AL,GA)


Geologic age:

Late Ordovician*


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

Type area: Sequatchie Valley, eastern TN (Ulrich, 1912).


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 ([ ]).