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Geologic Unit: Windom

Usage:

Windom Shale (PA)
Windom Member of Moscow Shale (NY*,PA)
Windom Shale Member of Moscow Formation (NY*)


Subunits:

Several informal beds (see Brett and Baird, 1994, for complete list)


Geologic age:

late Middle Devonian (Givetian)*


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

Exposures along Smoke Creek, near Windom, Erie Co., NY (Grabau, 1930).


AAPG geologic province:

Appalachian basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates published by U.S. Geological Survey authors.

"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 ([ ]).