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Geologic Unit: Nevada

Usage:

No current usage.
(†Nevada Formation (NV*) or †Nevada Group (NV) abandoned.)


Geologic age:

Devonian, Early
Devonian, Middle


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

Type section: sequence exposed at Modoc Peak, [Lat. 39 deg. 30 min. 04 sec. N., Long. 116 deg. 02 min. 29 sec. W.] Roberts Mountain quadrangle [now Whistler Mountain 15-min quadrangle], Eureka Co., NV (Merriam, 1940).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province


NGMDB

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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