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Geologic Unit: Devils Gate

Devils Gate Limestone*

Devonian, Middle*
Devonian, Late*
Geologic Province:
Great Basin province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Type section: At Devils Gate, 8 mi northwest of Eureka [Devon Peak 7.5-min quadrangle], Eureka Co., NV (Merriam, 1940).

Unit Name History:
Named; Biostratigraphic dating (Merriam, 1940). Adopted by USGS; Biostratigraphic dating (Nolan and others, 1956).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013