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Geologic Unit: Woodbine

Usage:

Woodbine Group (LA?,TX)
Woodbine Formation (AR*,LA*,OK*,TX*)
Woodbine Sand (LA*,OK*,TX*)


Subunits:

GROUP STATUS (alphabetical): Euless Formation (TX), Lewisville Formation (LA?,TX).
FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical): Arlington member [informal] (TX), Dexter Member (OK,TX*), Euless Member (TX*), Lewisville Member (OK,TX*), Pepper Shale Member (TX*), Red Branch Member (OK*,TX*), Rush Creek Member (TX), Six Flags Limestone Bed (TX), Templeton Member (OK,TX*).


Geologic age:

early Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian)*


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

Named from exposures at Woodbine, Cooke Co., TX, but best exposures are at Denison, TX, in southern half of city (Hill, 1901).


AAPG geologic province:

Arkla basin*
East Texas basin*
Fort Worth syncline*
Ouachita folded belt*
South Oklahoma folded belt*
Strawn basin*


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 ([ ]).