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Geologic Unit: Adam Peak

Adam Peak Formation (NV*)

Pennsylvanian, Late*
Permian, Early*
Geologic Province:
Great Basin province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
"Type" not designated, but section described west of Adam Peak, Osgood Mountains 15-min quadrangle, Humboldt Co., NV (Hotz and Willden, 1964).

Unit Name History:
Named (Hotz and Willden, 1964).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013