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Hosston
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Smackover
Norphlet

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Upper Chalk

 

 

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Bridwell

 

 

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ERA PERIOD

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STAGE/GROUP

STRATIGRAPHIC

UNIT (INDUSTRY)

KEY

FORAMS

C

E

N

O

Z

O

I

C

 

Q

U

A

T

E

R

N

A

R

Y

H

O

L

O

C

E

N

E

H

O

L

O

C

E

N

E

P

R

E

S

E

N

T

T

O

12K

YBP

HOLOCENE

ALLUVIUM

NA

P

L

E

I

S

T

O

C

E

N

E

C

A

L

A

B

R

I

A

N

12K

YBP

TO

2.8

MM

YBP

WISCONSONIAN

ILLINOIAN

KANSAN

NEBRASKAN

(GLACIAL

DEPOSITS)

GULFPORT/LOESS

BILOXI/PRAIRIE

PRE-LOESS

Sangamon

Cris S

Lenticulina 1

T

E

R

T

I

A

R

Y

N

E

O

G

E

N

E

P

L

I

O

C

E

N

E

 

2.8

MM

YBP

TO

5.3

MM

YBP

CITRONELLE

CITRONELLE

Buliminella 1

Tex X

M

I

O

C

E

N

E

 

5.3

MM

YBP

TO

25

MM

YBP

FLEMING

LATE

Rob E

Big A

Cris K

Disc 12

Tex L

MIDDLE

Big 2

Tex W

Big Hum

Cris I

Cib Op

Amph B

Rob L

Camerina 1

EARLY

Cris A

Marg A

Siphonina D

Planulina P

Lenticulina H

Cris R

P

A

L

E

O

G

E

N

E

O

L

I

G

O

C

E

N

E

 

25

MM

YBP

TO

38

MM

YBP

CATAHOULA

ANAHUAC

Rob A

Disc G

Het

Cib Jeff

Bol Perc

Marg I

Marg Vag

Marg Howei

Text 14

Camerina A

Miogyp A

Cib Hazz

FRIO

Marg Tex

Bol Mex

Nonion Struma

Nodosaria B

Text S

Anomalina B

VICKSBURG

VICKSBURG

Text Warreni

Text Miss

Cib Pip

E

O

C

E

N

E

 

38

MM

YBP

TO

55

MM

YBP

JACKSON

YAZOO

MOODYS BRANCH

Marg C

Text H

Text D

Camerina MB

CLAIBORNE

YEGUA/COCKFIELD

COOK MOUNTAIN

SPARTA

CANE RIVER

TALLAHATTA

D Yeguaensis

E Yeguaensis

C Exima

Operc S

Anomalina B

Text S

Cyclammina C

Disc A

Bifarina B

WILCOX

CARRIZO

SABINETOWN

PENDLETON

MARTHAVILLE

Disc Wash

C Midwayensis

P

A

L

E

O

C

E

N

E

 

55

MM

YBP

TO

65

MM

YBP

MIDWAY

LOGANSPORT

PORTERS CREEK

Vag Rob

Vag Long

Vag Midwayana

Poly Cushmani

Vag G

Rob Pseudo

2nd Greatest Mass Extinction on Record

M

E

S

O

Z

O

I

C

 

C

R

E

T

A

C

E

O

U

S

U

P

P

E

R

 

S

E

N

O

N

I

A

N

65

MM

YBP

TO

99

MM

YBP

MAASTRICHTIAN

CAMPANIAN

SANTONIAN

CONIACIAN

TURONIAN

CENOMANIAN

SELMA/NAVARRO

EUTAW/OZAN

EAGLEFORD

UPPER TUSC

MARINE SHALE

LOWER TUSC

 

L

O

W

E

R

 

N

E

O

C

O

M

A

N

I

A

N

99

MM

YBP

TO

144

MM

YBP

ALBIAN

APTIAN

BARREMIAN

HAUTERIVIAN

VALANGINIAN

BERRIASIAN

WASH-FRED

PALUXY

MOORINGSPORT

FERRY LAKE

RODESSA

JAMES LIME

SLIGO

HOSSTON

 

J

U

R

A

S

S

I

C

U

P

P

E

R

 

L

I

A

S

144

MM

YBP

TO

154

MM

YBP

TITHONIAN

KIMMERIDGIAN

OXFORDIAN

COTTON VALLEY

HAYNESVILLE

BUCKNER

SMACKOVER

NORPHLET

 

M

I

D

D

L

E

 

D

O

G

G

E

R

154

MM

YBP

TO

180

MM

YBP

CALLOVIAN

BATHONIAN

BAJOCIAN

AALENIAN

LOUANN

 

L

O

W

E

R

 

M

A

L

M

180

MM

YBP

TO

208

MM

YBP

TOARCIAN

PLIENSBACHIAN

SINEMURIAN

HETTANGIAN

WERNER

 

T

R

I

A

S

S

I

C

     

208

MM

YBP

TO

245

MM

YBP

RHAETIAN

NORIAN

CARNIAN

LADINIAN

ANISIAN

OLENEKIAN

INDUAN

EAGLE MILLS

 

Greatest Mass Extinction on Record

P

A

L

E

O

Z

O

I

C

 

P

E

R

M

I

A

N

     

245

MM

YBP

TO

290

MM

YBP

TATARIAN

KAZANIAN

KUNGURIAN

ARTINSKIAN

SAKMARIAN

ASSELIAN

(ABSENT OR NOT

 IDENTIFIED TO

 DATE IN MAFLA

 AREA EXCEPT

POSSIBLY

 CERTAIN

 METAMORPHIC

 ROCKS IN THE

 CORE OF THE

 WIGGINS

 ANTICLINE)

 

P

E

N

N

S

Y

L

V

A

N

I

A

N

C

A

R

B

O

N

I

F

E

R

O

U

S

   

290

MM

YBP

TO

325

MM

YBP

GZELIAN

KASIMOVIAN

MOSCOVIAN

BASKIRIAN

POTTSVILLE

 

M

I

S

S

I

S

S

I

P

P

I

A

N

   

325

MM

YBP

TO

360

MM

YBP

 

SEPUKHOVIAN

 

VISEAN

 

TOURNAISIAN

MILLERELLA

CARTER

SANDERS

BANGOR

EVANS

LEWIS

IOWA/TUSCUMBIA

FT. PAYNE

 

D

E

V

O

N

I

A

N

     

360

MM

YBP

TO

410

MM

YBP

 

FAMMENIAN

FRASNIAN

GIVETIAN

EIFELIAN

EMSIAN

PRAGHIAN

LOCKHOVIAN

 

CHATTANOOGA

 SHALE

 

DEVONIAN

LIMESTONE

 

DEVONIAN

CHERT

 

S

I

L

U

R

I

A

N

     

410

MM

YBP

TO

440

MM

YBP

PRIDOLIAN

LUDLOVIAN

WENLOCKIAN

LLANDOVERIAN

PATTERSON

SAND

(MS BWB)

 

O

R

D

O

V

I

C

I

A

N

     

440

MM

YBP

TO

500

MM

YBP

 

ASHGILLIAN

CARADOCIAN

LLANDEILIAN

LLANVIRNIAN

ARENIGIAN

TREMADOCIAN

STONES RIVER

 

 

 

 

 

KNOX

 

C

A

M

B

R

I

A

N

     

500

MM

YBP

TO

540

MM

YBP

 

SUNWAPTAN

STEPTOAN

MARJUMAN

DELAMARAN

DYERAN

MONTEZUMAN

COPPER RIDGE

 

 

SHADY

 

P

R

O

T

E

R

O

Z

O

I

C

P

R

E

C

A

M

B

R

I

A

N

 

E

R

A

     

540

MM

YBP

TO

1.5

B

YBP

 

 

WEISNER

 

A

R

C

H

A

E

O

Z

O

I

C

     

1.5

B

YBP

TO

4.6

B

YBP