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Geologic Unit: Tenmile Creek

Usage:

Tenmile Creek Member of Stanley Shale (AR*)
Tenmile Creek Formation of Stanley Group (AR,OK*)


Subunits:

FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical) --all in OK: Albion Creek Chert Member, Battiest Chert Member, Black Knob Chert Member, Faith Chert Member, Friendship Chert Member, Hatton Tuff Member, /Tuskahoma Siliceous Shale Member.


Geologic age:

Mississippian*
Meramecian*
Chesterian*


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

Type section: 3 mi east of Miller, T. 3 S., R. 15 E., Pushmataha Co., OK (Harlton, 1938).


AAPG geologic province:

Ouachita folded belt*


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 ([ ]).