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Geologic Unit: Templeton

Usage:

Templeton Member of Woodbine Formation (OK,TX*)


Subunits:

Little Elm Tongue (TX).


Geologic age:

early Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian)*


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

Type section: exposed in gullied pasture and in bluffs along Templeton Branch, 0.2 to 0.4 mi west of country road corner and 0.5 to 0.65 mi west of the Bells-Ambrose Road, centering about 2.6 mi north and 0.2 mi east of Highway 69 underpass of Texas and Pacific RR at Bells, Grayson Co., TX (Bergquist, 1949).


AAPG geologic province:

South Oklahoma folded belt*
Ouachita folded belt*
Fort Worth syncline*


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 ([ ]).