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Geologic Unit: Westheimer

Usage:

No current usage?
(†Westheimer Member of Hoxbar Formation (OK) considered abandoned? Uncertain if used by the OK Geol. Survey. Not used by the USGS. Confederate Limestone Member of Hoxbar Formation used instead. See Confederate.)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)


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

Well exposed on property of Westheimer and Daube, in NW/4 SE/4 sec. 7, T. 6 S., R. 2 E., and about 200 yards east of asphalt prospect belonging to that firm, in Carter Co., south-central OK (Tomlinson, 1929). .
[Discrepancy. GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX states Westheimer and Daube property is in Love Co., OK --unresolved.]


AAPG geologic province:

South Oklahoma folded belt


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

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