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Geologic Unit: Pogonip

Usage:

Pogonip Group (CA*,ID*,NV*,UT*)
Pogonip Formation of Mount Hamilton Group (NV)
Pogonip Limestone (NV)


Subunits:

GROUP STATUS (alphabetical): Antelope Valley Limestone (CA*,NV*), Deadman Spring Dolomite (UT*), Eureka Quartzite (CA), Fillmore Formation (UT*) or Fillmore Limestone (NV,UT), Goodwin Limestone (NV*), House Limestone (NV*,UT*), Juab Limestone (NV,UT*), Kanosh Shale (NV*,UT*), Lehman Formation (NV*,UT*), Mazourka Formation (CA), Ninemile Formation (NV*), Parker Spring Formation (NV), Shingle Limestone (NV), Tank Hill Limestone (NV), Stoneberger Shale (NV), Wah Wah Limestone (NV,UT*), Watson Ranch Quartzite (UT), Yellow Hill Limestone (NV).


Geologic age:

Cambrian, Late*
Ordovician, Early*
Ordovician, Middle*


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

Pogonip Ridge in White Pine [Hamilton] district, about 30 mi southeast of Eureka, NV. [On Pancake Summit and Green Springs 15-min quadrangles, Pogonip Ridge of King's usage is shown as Mount Hamilton of the White Pine Range] (King, 1876).


AAPG geologic province:

Great Basin province*


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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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