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Geologic Unit: Ventioner

Usage:

Ventioner Formation of Canyon Group (TX)
Ventioner Beds of Brad Formation of Canyon Group (TX)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)


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

Occurs on west side of Trinity River, upstream from mouth of Ventioner Creek, and exposed 1 mi west of Ventioner Creek bridge, Wise Co., [Trinity River Valley] north-central TX. Origin of name not stated by author, but probably named from Ventioner Creek (Scott and Armstrong, 1932).


AAPG geologic province:

Fort Worth syncline


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

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