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Stoddart Formation of Northeast British Columbia

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A. T. C. Rutgers
A. T. C. Rutgers
Calgary, Alberta
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Published:
January 01, 1958

Abstract

The name Stoddart formation is here proposed for a succession of late Paleozoic strata lying above the Rundle limestone with apparent conformity in Pacific Fort St. John No. 23 gas well. The overlying formation is usually referred to as Permo-Pennsylvanian, but the precise age is unknown.

The formation can be divided into a lower unit 1,250 feet thick which is predominantly clastic, and an upper unit 910 feet thick, mainly of carbonate rocks.

No fossil evidence of age is available. In other wells the Stoddart formation is represented only in part, and in the type well section the Stoddart may have suffered some erosion.

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AAPG Special Publication

Jurassic and Carboniferous of Western Canada

A. J. Goodman
A. J. Goodman
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists
ISBN electronic:
9781629812441
Publication date:
January 01, 1958

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