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Geologic Unit: Moenkopi

Usage:

Moenkopi Formation (AZ*,CA*,CO*,NM*,NV*,UT*)


Subunits:

FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical): Ali Baba Member (CO*,UT*), Anton Chico Member (NM), Black Dragon Member (UT), Holbrook Sandstone Member (AZ*), Hoskinnini Member (AZ*,CO*,UT*) or Hoskinnini Tongue (AZ*,CO*,UT*), Moody Canyon Member (UT), Moqui Member (AZ*), Pariott Member (CO*,UT*), Rock Canyon Conglomerate Member (AZ*,NV*,UT*), Sewemup Member (CO*,UT*), Shnabkaib Member (AZ*,NV*,UT*), Sinbad Limestone Member (UT*), Tenderfoot Member (CO*,UT*), Timpoweap Member (AZ,NV,UT*), Torrey Member (UT), Virgin Limestone Member (AZ*,NV*,UT*), Winslow Member (AZ), Wupatki Member (AZ*).


Geologic age:

Early Triassic*; locally Middle Triassic*


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

Named from Moenkopi Wash, Grand Canyon, [Coconino Co.], northern AZ (US geologic names lexicons, USGS Bull. 896, 1200).


AAPG geologic province:

Black Mesa basin*
Great Basin province*
Green River basin*
Las Vegas-Raton basin
Orogrande basin
Palo Duro basin
Paradox basin*
Piceance basin*
Plateau sedimentary province*
San Juan basin*
South Western Overthrust*
Uinta basin*


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

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).

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