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Geologic Unit: Worthey

Usage:

Worthey Member of Sycamore Formation (OK)


Geologic age:

Mississippian, Early


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

Type section: in SE/4 SE/4 NE/4 sec. 33, T. 2 S., R. 1 E., Carter Co., south-central OK. Named from Ed Worthey Farm. Massive part of member forms prominent Sycamore hogback (Prestridge, 1959).


AAPG geologic province:

South Oklahoma folded belt


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

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