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Geologic Unit: Sturm

Usage:

No current usage.
(Rocks of †Sturm Limestone (NE) reallocated to Lawrence Shale. See Lawrence.)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)


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

Notable exposures along North Branch of Weeping Water Creek between 2 and 4 mi north of Nehawka, with several good exposures near Sturm's Schoolhouse, in sec. 12, T. 10 N., R. 12 E., Cass Co., southeastern NE. It is in bed of Weeping Water Creek 2 mi west-northwest of Nehawka, where it is marked by a ford in the creek. Named from Sturm's Schoolhouse (Condra and Bengtson, 1915).


AAPG geologic province:

Nemaha anticline


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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